Learning a New Programming Language Part 3: Syntax Differences - A Summary
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As you can see, most programming languages have plenty in common. The three main things that will trip you up when learning a second or even third language will likely be syntax, new concepts and differences in deployment.
If you are the kind of person that relies on routine and certain habits can be hard to break for you, then try working through small examples of code. Watch line endings, operators and other syntax issues as you go.
As I mentioned before ,if you are moving from procedural to object oriented programming, you may have the most difficulty with the concepts involved. A visual learning approach is usually best for learning OO concepts.
There are a lot of resources on the Internet for developers these days. These resources include sites such as Developer Shed that provide articles and forums for asking questions, sites with API documentation and mailing lists, online training and certifications and programming books available in PDF format.
All this is just a Web search away. Check out the Dictionary of Programming Languages (http://cgibin.erols.com/ziring/cgi-bin/cep/cep.pl) during your search. Take it slow and good luck.
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