Monthly Archives: August 2011

Programming Without an Internet Connection

Are you able to program without an internet connection? In my case the answer is definitely “No.” In most of my programming tasks I need to get some help from the internet, generally in the form of documentation and examples. … Continue reading

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How Decision Fatigue Affects the Efficacy of Programmers

In the past, programming was an activity based on assembling low-level instructions using a small numbers of structures: there were loops, conditional statements and function calls. Systems were built through the application of relatively few patterns at different scales. Even … Continue reading

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