On Dec 10, 2008, at 6:38 AM, Ron Fox <fox / nscl.msu.edu> wrote:

> Cameron Carroll wrote:
>> Hi. I recently picked up a beginning ruby book, having only lightly
>> touched python and HLA before jumping into this, and I really lack  
>> the
>> vision needed to form any programs. It's sort of a combination of not
>> quite having a strong enough grasp over the language and its  
>> functions
>> crossed against having absolutely no idea what kind of programs I  
>> want
>> to write.
>> So I'm just wondering what all of your first types of programs  
>> were...
>> simple, no doubt, but I'm just looking for a starting point.
>> Thank you! :)
>> Cameron
> I'm reminded of the dilbert cartoon where the customer asks Alice if  
> she can't write her program to figure out his specifications ;-)
>
> -- 
> Ron Fox
> NSCL
> Michigan State University
> East Lansing, MI 48824-1321
>

URL? Sounds funny!