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{ Monthly Archives } April 2020

SICPers Podcast Episode 3

The latest episode of SICPers, in which I muse on what programming 1980s microcomputers taught me about reading code, is now live. Here’s the podcast RSS feed. It is practically impossible to teach good programming to students that have had a prior exposure to BASIC: as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of […]

SICPers Podcast episode two

Episode 2 is live! The only link I promised this week is to the BCHS web application stack. Short for BSD, C, httpd, sqlite, it’s a minimalist approach to making web applications. As ever, your feedback is welcome, here or wherever you find me.

SICPers podcast episode one

I made a podcast! Full show notes here due to the character limit at podbean. Amiga-Smalltalk project on GitHub Free books on Smalltalk: the three Addison-Wesley books “Smalltalk-80: The Interactive Programming Environment”, “Smalltalk-80: The Language and its Implementation” and “Smalltalk-80: Bits of History, Words of Advice” are mentioned in this podcast, and the second of […]

Stay on target…

I introduce the kind of customer who needs the Labrary’s advice with the following description: Your software team was a sight to behold, when it started out. You very quickly got to an MVP, validated its fit with early successes, iterated on the user experience and added the missing features. You hired a few more […]