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The "Hm, okay" problem in programming education

An opinion piece on the need to create lecture content that searches for and confronts potential gaps in understanding among students.

June 15, 2015 | Programming

How to stunt your growth as a developer

A list of habits which slowly stunt growth as a programmer.

June 06, 2015 | Programming

The plight of tactile learners in programming education

A post describing m concerns with programming education regarding the lack of attention towards tactile learners.

June 03, 2015 | Programming

Prevent Backbone events from firing multiple times

A potential solution to prevent BackboneJS View events from firing multiple times.

May 30, 2015 | Programming

JavaScript event.target vs event.currentTarget in 30 seconds

Quick explanation of the difference between target and currentTarget in JavaScript

May 27, 2015 | Programming

Code is a terrible medium for learning

Opinions on teaching computer science concepts using code

May 25, 2015 | Programming

Framework wars - what about ease of understanding?

A short opinion piece on the state of web development frameworks.

May 18, 2015 | Programming

How to install Dropbox on Ubuntu server

Step by step guide on installing Dropbox Headless on Ubuntu server

May 17, 2015 | Guides/Troubleshooting

Abusing Factory Boy sequences in Django unittests

A discussion regarding relying upon generated factory boy sequence values when testing Django applications

May 15, 2015 | Programming

Accepting the realities of professional software development

Thoughts on productivity, perfectionism, and the meaning of average as applied to the software development world.

May 14, 2015 | Programming

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