Monthly Archives: March 2010

"The C language (unit 2)" – video on Youtube

I’ve posted the videos for “The C language (unit 2)” on Youtube. This unit runs about 60 minutes and covers some conveniences, like the compound assignment operators, for loops, and switches, and the unit also covers “complex” pointer and array … Continue reading

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F.A.Q.: Why not start students with a language like Python/Haskell/Scratch/etc.?

I certainly considered every language, but this old post explains why these choices aren’t as great as they might seem.

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Finally getting the site presentable. First release in next few weeks.

Once I complete the unit “hardware and operating system basics” and complete the notes and quiz questions for the other first several units, I’ll declare the first release.

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"The C language – unit 1", video on Youtube

Unit 1 will be eventually followed by Unit 2 and possibly a Unit 3. C is a hard language to teach, even when I can assume the student has already covered basic concepts like number formats and has already been … Continue reading

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