So my kid got me into programming...
February 7, 2011
I am learning Visual Basic.
Funny story, Phoenix somehow found a tutorial on youtube for programing a rock/paper/scissors game in VB. He was pretty excited about it, which is funny, Charlie is sorta the geek around here and the game itself really was not that spectactular. At any rate, we ended up downloading the editor and running the program. Went well, actually. I think he might actually get into this stuff.
The point is: Why didn't anyone tell me VB was so awesome? Oh my God, the drag-and-drop buttons and labels with the auto-written code? Brilliant! I swear, one could build the coolest robot control panel in the world with this thing. Don't get me wrong, I love me some Processing. That said, between wrj4P5 and VB's built-in "build a gui" stuff, VB smokes processing. Hands down.
If anyone is looking to write stuff to run on the computer end, take a look at VB. Awesome.