You're attacking the wrong. We at least try to help - you don't.[quote:j195svmi]
I didn't "attack" anyone. But the post was very condescending for no real reason. I guess you're unaware of it, maybe it wasn't on purpose. Nevertheless, the post was still condescending. He just assumed a bunch of things without knowing what he's talking about.
> First of all, programming doesn't mean knowing C. Programming is a process of telling the computer, what you want him to do. You use whatever tools help you achieving this. C/C++/C#/Pascal/Basic/Construct/Flash/Python/lua ... you name it.
And that's the point. He condescended to him as if he doesn't know any of those without having any reason to assume it. Like I said, because a person asks a question about Construct doesn't mean they don't know anything about programming. That correlation is nonsensical. The post was condescending.
> Second, whatever tool you choose, there is a core part that is shared among all of them. That is the basics you need to know, wether you like it or not.
That has nothing to do with the point. Like I said before, the steps and code for programming a Global variable in Construct is not the same in other programs or languages and that's a FACT, like it or not, and you know that fully well... and if you don't, you should.
> Third, you need to have the wish to learn by doing.
So, if a person has guides, that's not learning by doing? Really? LOL. I guess we'd better throw out every school and University system on planet earth, lol! That doesn't even sound logical. It's just your opinion that people are supposed to fumble around aimlessly without guides, an opinion that appears to be widespread here, unfortunately.
> Really, that post sounds so arrogant, like you want to sit in your chair, crossing your arms and telling everybody: "Now feed me." And while you are complaining, that help has to be done your way of thinking, because that certainly is the only right way, as noone is right but you - while moaning so, you do nothing of all that. Not one single code example from you, no cap file, no wiki entry, nothing.
Nonsense. The poster wants to sit there on his high horse like a know-it-all genius and tell people they don't know anything about programming because they asked a question about Construct. But actually, what you posted there is the way YOU come across and a lot of the other members here. It's YOUR way of thinking and no one else's matters. It's basically like many of you are saying, I know how to do everything already so let's look down on the new people for asking questions, even though asking questions makes perfect sense since the documentation is no good.
You've created a closed old boys network and most of you are close-minded to new ideas. I could post various threads where people were attacked by long time members just for posting AN IDEA. The condescension of his post is typical.
Secondly, how do you know I didn't send MrMiller a PM? Are you psychic? LOL.
> I for one at least try to help, and btw I posted a link to an example cap file that covers all of it. So there is the visual example you're talking about, but I'm sure you don't know about it, because you hadn't have the time to revise it. Attacking the one's who are helping is much more important.
When I talked about the code examples, I was obviously talking about most of the posts (which I explained quite clearly). It's not my fault that you're having some reading comprehension trouble.
> Last, if you would have read the posts carefully and not only parts you can jump on, you would have seen, that the timeline object does not work fine for him, there is a gap of 1 second. That certainly is the reason for silent to try to help with hints, explanations and a cap file.
> I am no tutor, and I don't see, why I should act as one. You want the process of programming not to happen? Well, then you can't develop games. One does not happen without the other.
I read that condescending post of carefully, don't you condescend to me. No one is asking for tutors. How is posting a code example being a tutor? Let's not be ridiculous.
There are a number of factors as to why the count could be slow. It could be because of his system resources. It could be because game frames are high and it's slowing him down. Or, it could be an issue inherent to his setup. I've used the Timeline object and never had such a problem. So again, you're just assuming without knowing what you're talking about.
I'm just pointing out a real issue. We seem to be blaming the new user as if he's the problem rather than the lack of instruction being the problem.