[islandlabs] Learning to program

Jonathan Dahan jedahan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 14:18:37 EDT 2010


If we'd like, I can do a class on introduction to programming every week
where we just go through one of these books together...

- Jonathan


On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:18 AM, Lee Jian Yet <jianyet_406 at hotmail.com>wrote:

>  Thanks a million man.
>
> ------------------------------
> From: jedahan at gmail.com
> Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 22:49:20 -0400
> To: list at islandlabs.org
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> Subject: [islandlabs] Learning to program
>
> Here are some (free,online) resources I recommend (in order) for learning
> how to program.
>
> http://mislav.uniqpath.com/poignant-guide/
>  <http://mislav.uniqpath.com/poignant-guide/>'Why_' teaches slowly,
> thoroughly and entertainingly. Some may not like that its long and meanders
> a bit, but he teaches important concepts that can be carried over to many
> modern languages and is a good introduction that sets up best practices
> (like debugging, introspection and testing). ++ for cartoon foxes.
>
> http://filer.case.edu/srj15/processing_tut/
> http://processing.org/learning/
>  <http://processing.org/learning/>These tutorials provide what
> commodores/amigas/anything with basic used to - direct visual feedback of
> what you are doing. Its a safe environment that still lets you experiment
> and learn some neat 'what can I do with programming?'
>
> My mind is a bit melted right now so I'm missing some big names (and
> dead-tree introductions), but should be a good general start.
>
> - Jonathan
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