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I'm not entirely sure if I'm going in the correct direction. I mainly want to do music production for a living, however I have a deep love for technology , games and anything computer related in general. I would like to do things like create mobile apps, computer software & websites. Those three things

I'm not entirely sure if I'm going in the correct direction. I mainly want to do music production for a living, however I have a deep love for technology , games and anything computer related in general. I would like to do things like create mobile apps, computer software & websites. Those three things always seemed like fun to mess with. Is this what programmers do? Or am I getting this confused. Thank you for the help,

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Cloud ウン くも -ぐも:
Yes, they absolutely do. If you're interested in music stuff, I'd strongly suggest you search for a Monthly Music Hackathon (hosted by Spotify) in your area. They're usually very open and friendly to new programmers*, and they're a great way to see how people tie music and programming together.
Some of the languages you might want to learn:
– HTML: Web page language. Not interactive, and not really a programming language. You need this if you're writing web pages/web apps, tho.
– CSS: Also not a programming language. Helps adjust the appearance of websites (stuff like fonts, colors, etc.). You need this too if you're writing webpages.
– JavaScript: A programming language. NOT Java. Traditionally front end, but now works on the back-end (server) too. You can do some pretty cool stuff just with this and the built-in web audio tools in Chrome/FF
– C#, Python, Ruby, etc. : A bunch of traditionally back-end languages. They're often faster than JS (in terms of stuff like processing speed), so you may wanna consider these if you're processing huge amounts of data.
I'm sure I'll get some disagreements about my analysis of these languages, but hopefully this'll at least give you a start!

*At most of the ones I've been to, the hosts have at one point or another asked "How many people here have zero experience programming?", and sometimes up to half of the room raise their hands.

husoski:
I remember seeing a mid-1980s photo of Herbie Hancock in his studio, and there was Apple II stuff all over the place. I think he was experimenting with MIDI, which was quite new at the time. You're not the only musician to be fascinated by computers and tech.

Some software jobs are like that, with different new things to learn about and do on a regular basis, but many programmers find themselves writing variations of the same type of program over and over again, or updating something someone else wrote to add a feature and or remove a bug. (…or is that the other way around? :^)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4Wy7gRG…

Graham:
Serious programmers do not.
Tim:
Serious programmers do not.
EddieJ:
No. Programmers can only create dramas (plays and TV shows).

Lawyers create mobile apps. Florists create computer software, and grocers create websites.

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Titles are NOT important. Skills are important.

Mobile apps are created by mobile app developers who use programming skills.

A mobile app is a particular type of computer software.

A static website can be very simple, requiring NO programming, or it can be very complex and require a lot of programming and a lot of other skills.

Evan:
Serious programmers do not.
?:
Serious programmers do not.
Greywolf:
Get yourself a Raspberry Pi, install Sonic Pi (may even be pre-installed), and learn programming/make music simultaneously.
Take a look at this http://sonic-pi.net/
Yami:
Pretty much, yeah.

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