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Learning APIs

Post by zacb » April 23rd, 2015, 3:35 am

Any advice for learning APIs? It seems like that is the major issue learning a language. Some APIs seems so expansive. Any advice on learning them?
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Post by E Irizarry R&B Singer » April 23rd, 2015, 1:02 pm

Always get the sdk (software development kit) and learn the language
From the ground up. Make sure you get the ide (integrated development environment) too.

Get a decompiler and study compiled assemblies' properties, subprocedures, methods, enumerations and classes.
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Re: Learning APIs

Post by fschmidt » April 23rd, 2015, 1:16 pm

You should study a language before using it, but don't waste time on the APIs. You should learn the APIs by using them. Just learn whatever part the API you need to do whatever you are doing and ignore the rest.

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