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HSL Color

With practice, this new mental map of color will become instinctive: you’ll likely find that it is much easier to create and …

for each desired change, make the change easy (warning: this may be hard), then make the easy change.

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(via What’s wrong with this picture? | Code.org) Computer science is a top paying college degree and computer programming jobs are growing …

Type-System Criteria · ongoing by Tim Bray

Type-System Criteria · ongoing by Tim Bray Cri­te­ria Let’s call them the Bánffy-Bray cri­te­ria for se­lect­ing be­tween sta­tic and dy­namic type sys­tems. …

Learn to Code

Online interactive resources to learn programming: Learn | Code.org — Beginners (concepts), HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Python,  Codecademy — HTML/CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, Python, Ruby Learn …

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This brings us to the magical three step process for becoming an expert at anything: Watch someone Try it yourself and experiment …

When I left Sun to go to NeXT, I thought Objective-C was the coolest thing since sliced bread, and I hated C++. So, naturally when I stayed to start the (eventually) Java project, Obj-C had a big influence. James Gosling, being much older than I was, he had lots of experience with SmallTalk and Simula68, which we also borrowed from liberally.

Sigh… we sure knew how to have fun in those days…

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A programmer takes between 10-15 minutes to start editing code after resuming work from an interruption. When interrupted during an edit of …