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what languages should i learn as a new hacker?

Post by shawn-todaro on Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:46 pm
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i just found this site about a week ago, i only know basic html. i want to know what languages would be the most useful for me to learn as a new hacker(ok, im not a hacker yet but still...)
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Re: what languages should i learn as a new hacker?

Post by insomaniacal on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:12 pm
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It depends on what you want to achieve. If you're new to computers/programming, then a higher level language (Perl/Python) would be easier to learn, but a lower level language (C/C++) will give you a better understanding of how programming works.

It's really up to you.
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Post by sanddbox on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:41 pm
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Sticking with one language is for scrubs. Start with something high-level, and work your way down until you reach assembly.
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Post by Wife_Beater on Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:17 pm
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Learn FAG+ that's where I started :D
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Post by sanddbox on Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:14 pm
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Wife_Beater wrote:Learn FAG+ that's where I started :D


Yes...from what I heard you're quite adept at it.
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Post by Goatboy on Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:48 am
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sanddbox wrote:Yes...from what I heard you're quite adept at it.

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It all comes down to what you like to do. I personally like the Web languages (PHP, JavaScript, etc.) but I've also studied a fair deal of "normal" languages like C/C++, ASM, and Perl.

Also, I agree with sanddbox that you should learn as many as possible. Why would you ever want to stop learning?
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Post by DamegedSpy on Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:40 am
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Master HTML(Not so hard) then move and master PHP and JS(At the same time).
Then you can choose any C like language you like or take as much as you can.
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Post by viper2069 on Thu Mar 18, 2010 10:24 am
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i guess ill give you my testimony haha. I started out with java then moved to c and c++ then to assembly. By no way is it easy but i would think thats the easiest. If you really want to learn then i would study it in college..you can teach yourself but its a lot of frustration and cursing lol trust me.
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Re: what languages should i learn as a new hacker?

Post by Staticxor on Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:26 am
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OMG, I programm in C, C++, Java, Python, common web languages like html, and I don't see how assembly would be usefull...
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Post by Arameus on Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:03 am
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Assembly is really not practical to learn these days. C is about as low level as I recommend going. Even UNIX was programmed in C instead of Assembly.
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