New Book on Learning Processing

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Check out Jim Parker‘s most recent book, available only as a E-book. “100 Cool Processing Sketches” is a book that purports to teach computer programming by example using a visual language. Contains all of the source code, downloadable. Includes exercises … Continue reading

The real 10 algorithms that dominate our world — Medium

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute The real 10 algorithms that dominate our world — Medium. I’ve long thought that every discipline is its own culture. Each has a particular language, ways of working, humour, and generally looking at the world. For a computer scientist, everything … Continue reading

Where I’ve Been Online (May 24, 2014)

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Programming Sucks “very friend I have with a job that involves picking up something heavier than a laptop more than twice a week eventually finds a way to slip something like this into conversation: “Bro,1 you don’t work hard. I … Continue reading

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Learning How to Code — Learning to Code — Medium

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute EXCELLENT advice. Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Learning How to Code — Learning to Code — Medium. Before you learn to code, think about what you want to code. …..There’s nothing mystical about it (but … Continue reading

Rapid Game Prototyping: Tips for Programmers | devmag.org.za

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute A handy list. Many/most of these can apply to instructional design too. Rapid Game Prototyping: Tips for Programmers | devmag.org.za. A. Rapid is a State of Mind – Know and remember the goal -Find the essence of your idea, and … Continue reading

Programmer privilege: As an Asian male computer science major, everyone gave me the benefit of the doubt.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Programmer privilege: As an Asian male computer science major, everyone gave me the benefit of the doubt.. “For every white or Asian male expert programmer you know, imagine a parallel universe where they were of another ethnicity and/or gender.” Yup. … Continue reading

Teaching Programming Skills

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes I came across this article recently: Tynker Launches Revolutionary New Platform for Teaching Programming Skills to Young Learners Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2013 You know…… I’m starting to think Syntax really IS important. I recently finished teaching a … Continue reading

What Makes Code Readable: Not What You Think | Computing Education Blog

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute What Makes Code Readable: Not What You Think | Computing Education Blog. Be explicit. Not that I’m at all surprised, but …. cool. 1 person likes this post. Like Unlike … Continue reading