Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by stevedee » Monday 04th January 2021 5:23am

cogier wrote:
Sunday 03rd January 2021 2:48pm
...We will see how this pans out.
Looks good to me, I just hope that some beginners arrive and start using it...
(...or I'm gonna be in big trouble!)

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by BruceSteers » Saturday 09th January 2021 2:13pm

This seems a good idea.
I could add some things to it.

I made a few apps like the Icon maker that were designed to be very simple and commented throughout to explain what's happening as a form of tutorial.
If at first you don't succeed , try it differently.

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by cogier » Saturday 09th January 2021 3:50pm

Hi Bruce,

If you have anything educational I am happy to add them in the Wordpress area. Have a look at Gerry's book which is complete with example programs. These could then be pointed to on the forum. You can email me at admin AT gambas DOT one.

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by BruceSteers » Saturday 09th January 2021 9:42pm

stevedee wrote:
Monday 04th January 2021 5:23am
cogier wrote:
Sunday 03rd January 2021 2:48pm
...We will see how this pans out.
Looks good to me, I just hope that some beginners arrive and start using it...
(...or I'm gonna be in big trouble!)
It'll need something there first.. ;)
If at first you don't succeed , try it differently.

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by BruceSteers » Saturday 09th January 2021 10:03pm

cogier wrote:
Saturday 09th January 2021 3:50pm
Hi Bruce,

If you have anything educational I am happy to add them in the Wordpress area. Have a look at Gerry's book which is complete with example programs. These could then be pointed to on the forum. You can email me at admin AT gambas DOT one.
I thought simple examples were wanted for the currently empty Beginners Forum.
Maybe i misunderstood?

Never mind ,, i'll leave you to it.
If at first you don't succeed , try it differently.

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by stevedee » Sunday 10th January 2021 11:44am

BruceSteers wrote:
Saturday 09th January 2021 10:03pm
...I thought simple examples were wanted for the currently empty Beginners Forum.
Maybe i misunderstood?...
Ideally we want beginners to ask questions on the Beginners sub-forum, and I thought we were going to change 'Did You Know?' into a series of simple 'Tips & Tricks'

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Re: Gambas adoption, script kiddies & old codgers

Post by cogier » Sunday 10th January 2021 4:09pm

There is a snippet's section here.

At the moment you can't write to this section but that could be changed. I see the Forum for asking questions and the Wordpress area for snippets etc.

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