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What’s wrong with straight-line coding?

The prevalent view of straight-line coding defines it as code with minimal branching, that is – based on certain conditions the execution will follow one path or another. I define straight-line coding as the method many developers follow by writing … Continue reading

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Learning syntax and programming languages

Most introductory educational programming courses and textbooks focus on teaching the features of a specific language and how to use them. The volume of features in many languages requires such focus and acquiring such knowledge plays a large part of … Continue reading

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