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ADAMU MUHAMMAD MUHAMMAD

Welcome to the fascinating world of programming!

Whether you're taking your first steps into the realm of code or pondering the possibilities of a career in technology, programming is a journey of creativity, problem-solving, and endless innovation.

Let's embark on this adventure together, unlocking the mysteries of the digital universe.

Programming

At its core, programming is the art of instructing computers to perform specific tasks. It's about crafting a set of instructions, known as code, that a computer can understand and execute. Imagine it as a conversation between you and the machine, where you provide step-by-step guidance to create applications, websites, games, and more.

Programming Language:

Just as there are countless human languages, there are numerous programming languages, each with its unique syntax and purpose. Some, like Python, are renowned for their readability and versatility, making them ideal for beginners. Others, like C++ or Java, offer robust performance for large-scale applications. The choice of language depends on your goals and the problem you aim to solve.

Tools Required:

Getting started in programming requires minimal tools:

  • Text Editor or Integrated Development Environment (IDE): Choose a tool like Visual Studio Code, PyCharm, or Atom to write and organize your code.

  • Compiler or Interpreter: Depending on the programming language, you may need a compiler or interpreter to convert your code into machine-readable instructions.

  • Version Control System:

Platforms like Git help you track changes in your code and collaborate with others.

  • Online Learning Platforms:

Websites like Codecademy, Coursera, or freeCodeCamp provide structured lessons and practice exercises.

Tips to Be a Great Programmer:

  • Start Small Begin with simple projects to build a strong foundation.
  • Practice Regularly Consistent practice is key to mastery.
  • Read Others' Code Learn from open-source projects and seasoned developers.
  • Problem-Solving Mindset Approach coding challenges as opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Understand How Computers Work A basic understanding of computer architecture enhances your programming skills.

Programmer vs. Developer vs. Coding:

  • Programmer: A programmer is someone who writes code to create software or applications. It's a broad term encompassing various roles in the software development process.

  • Developer: A developer is often considered a broader term that includes programmers. Developers engage in the entire software development lifecycle, including design, coding, testing, and deployment.

  • Coding: Coding is the act of writing and implementing source code. It's one aspect of programming and development, focusing on translating algorithms and ideas into a language the computer understands.

In essence, programming is not just about writing lines of code; it's about crafting solutions, solving puzzles, and contributing to the ever-evolving landscape of technology. Embrace the challenges, celebrate the victories, and, most importantly, enjoy the journey of becoming a proficient programmer! Welcome to the exciting and dynamic world of code.

· 3 min read
ADAMU MUHAMMAD MUHAMMAD

An Engineer is someone who went to know how and why things work, beside been naturally curious, An Engineer A Person who Designs and Builds things to solve a specific problems

  1. what is the problem that needs to be solved ?
  2. who has the problem that needs to be solved ?
  3. why is problem this important to solved ?

Software Engineers

they design and Create computer system and application to solve real world problems

Software Engineering

is the branch of computer science that deals with the design, developments,testing, and maintenance of software application. Software Engineers apply engineering principal and knowledge of computer programming language to build a software solution for end users

there Tasks

  • Evaluating and testing new software programs
  • optimizing software for speed and scalability
  • writing and testing code
  • consulting with client, Engineers,Security specialist and other stakeholders
  • presenting new features to internal customers

General classification of software Engineers

  1. System Developer
  2. Application Developer

System Developer Task

  • Ensuring that different types of software communicate with each other on one platform
  • Maintaining Documentation of information technology system
  • updating to new technologies as needed
  • collaborating with development teams: senior system architects, and Data science professional

Application Developer Task

  • Developing application for Ios,Android,Windows or other Os
  • conduction An analysis of requirement and tweaking software as needed
  • Releasing software updates
  • working with Graphic designers, customers services, staff,project manager, and other customer facing departments

Skills require as Software Engineers

to achieve all the above mention task as software Engineer to Deliver as secure reliable scalable software you most have a strong technical skills(hard skills) of computer science, And not only that you most also have soft skills that would enable you to interact with both Development team and end-users to get feedback and build the software that solve actual intent problem

  1. hard Skills

    you need a strong knowledge of computer science that would enable you to build:
    • server
    • marketplace
    • blockchain
    • website
    • configure a chat bot e.t.c all these would not be possible without strong hard skills of computer science such as:
  • programming
  • version control
  • object Oriented programming
  • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • Database architecture
  • operating system
  • cloud computing
  • Agile and Scrum project management
  • Test and Debugging
  • Attention to details

Soft skills

Soft skills are skills applicable to all professions.Skills like communication, collaboration, adaptability, and problem-solving – commonly called “soft” skills – are now so essential to success in IT, The ability to think creatively and solve problems by working with others is really important,