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I have learned quite a bit of the nuances of programming but I have a great deal of self-doubt due to the lack of experience. I have no database experience or networking related programming skills. I haven't experienced manual threading or stacking or any of the more complex things found within things like the .NET framework. I have quite a bit of theory under my belt, and I have mastered logic to the point that its second nature to me.

I am a gifted individual and learn unbelievably fast. I also have Adult ADD, non-hyperactive. As I have gotten older, its becoming increasingly hard to focus on non-interactive items such as books and notes or things that I have very little interest in. Non-stimulant based medicine is unfortunately ineffective for me and due to circumstances (most even beyond my control) I recently had drop out of college. To support myself, I have been working as a development QA for a respectable national title insurance business. I have no desire to continue along that path as a career, but work is work.

Looking for a deeply intelligent mentor who has some patience but more than that will help me find challenges for myself. I have been learning to develop my focus through personal rigor and self determination, but as with all things, there are good days and bad days for all of us.

I am very interested in learning more about computer & network security but I am very flexible. This is more about developing myself into a fully functional programmer. I do have a simple project in mind, its mathematical in concept and I could do it on my own but I would like someone who is available for communication via email or on here so I can bounce ideas off on. I am not looking to waste anybody's time, I am not expecting to make this person work very hard, just share data with me as time goes by. I am also looking for someone to share their experiences, the ones you can really only get through working the industry.

I have experience in the following:
Java
C Programming <- Preferred
Visual C# 2010
Visual Basic .NET <- Most functional knowledge
.NET Framework 3.0+ (4.0 mainly now)

Here are the tools I am using:
Jgrasp
Visual Studio 2008/2010
For C, I use GCC usually remotely through my old University' server.

Programming Interests:
AI for Game Design, creating glorious conditionals
Computing & Network Security
Number Theory & Prime Numbers
Calculus Based Physics
Cryptography
Android Development (very last on my interest list)

P.S. I know its probably weird to hear from a young (new) programmer, but I am not a big fan of OOP, although I respect how helpful it is, especially for new programmers, I just followed procedural languages much easier. I like having more control, and while it can make your codes more prone to mistakes, I feel my programs/projects are always much more controlled and fine tuned in procedural, than using groups of objects.
Edited by RagingCain - 12/26/10 at 12:18pm
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