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How do I do this thing?

I'm not aware of how to use Google, how do I do this basic thing in Language X?

tagged coding, question

edited by Grammar Nazi (2.5M), asked by 1337z0r (2)

Answer 1 (12)

Lazy but functional answer with no extensibility

answered by Joe the Coder (1230)

  • Comment by 1337z0r: That's perfect! I'm never checking back here again!

Answer 2 (248)

A lot of people think you should do it in a lazy way, however in the long run it will help you if you read this well eloquent wall of text that acutely describes problems you will inevitably face but not take the time to read about here; enjoy these code samples and illustrations I pulled from thin air anyway!

answered by WTF look at my points (34M)

Answer 3 (18)

The official way to do this is link.

answered by Professional Coder (5241)

  • Comment by 1337z0r: Uh.. No thanks, this is too hard. Can you give me an example of how my code should look when complete?
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OMGdaDPS commented Dec 7, 2019

lmao!

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xmichael446 commented Jul 27, 2020

So true

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YatinAdityaT commented Nov 6, 2020

Plus points to those who recognized the "Grammar Nazi" xD

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ghost commented Jan 18, 2021

Plus points to those who recognized the "Grammar Nazi" xD

That almost feels like attacking Peter :D

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YatinAdityaT commented Jan 18, 2021

Plus points to those who recognized the "Grammar Nazi" xD

That almost feels like attacking Peter :D

Naah :p

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BuddyBob commented Jun 13, 2021

Spot on!

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santysq commented Jul 6, 2021

LOL!

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weeklyd3 commented Jul 21, 2021

Asker should have 433 rep

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NearHuscarl commented Nov 1, 2021

@weeklyd3 asker should also have 1000 bronze badges of popular questions.

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TejasAvinashShetty commented Nov 4, 2021

just so apt

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SamMatzko commented Jan 14, 2022

Love it! I come across questions like this all the time. It almost makes looking for good questions on SO not worth my time; almost. Those good questions, though, are like a breath of fresh air :-).

You should add some code into the question:

How do I do this thing?

I'm not aware of how to use Google, how do I do this basic thing in Language X?

EDIT-1

here is my MCVRE
    def function():
        var x = 2/0
  • Comment by Rules Nerd: What have you done to solve the problem? Please provide a minimal, reproducible example of the code you have tried so far, along with any error messages/problems it might have. See how to ask for more information. *downvotes and flags*

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tik9 commented Feb 28, 2022

Who the Fu... is Peter? Is it Peter the SO Editor?

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weeklyd3 commented Mar 1, 2022

@tik9 I believe that it is Peter Mortensen.

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