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Learnable Programming. Here's a trick question: How do we get people to understand programming?

Learnable Programming

Khan Academy recently launched an online environment for learning to program. It offers a set of tutorials based on the JavaScript and Processing languages, and features a "live coding" environment, where the program's output updates as the programmer types. Because my work was cited as an inspiration for the Khan system, I felt I should respond with two thoughts about learning: Programming is a way of thinking, not a rote skill. Learning about "for" loops is not learning to program, any more than learning about pencils is learning to draw.People understand what they can see. 128b. Web Toolkit Overview - Google Web Toolkit. GWT is a development toolkit for building and optimizing complex browser-based applications.

Web Toolkit Overview - Google Web Toolkit

Its goal is to enable productive development of high-performance web applications without the developer having to be an expert in browser quirks, XMLHttpRequest, and JavaScript. GWT is used by many products at Google, including AdWords, AdSense, Flights, Hotel Finder, Offers, Wallet, Blogger. It's open source, completely free, and used by thousands of developers around the world. What's inside the toolbox? Developing with GWT. Smart GWT Showcase. Jumpstart Your jQuery Plugin Development. Front End Development Guidelines. Accessibility What's Up, DOCTYPE?

Front End Development Guidelines

The absence of a DOCTYPE is a crime punishable by death. You may have relied on the following DOCTYPE in the past, but it's important to know that this is now being superseded by a leaner and meaner snippet. Edit this Fiddle. Google Powered Site Search with jQuery. Martin Angelov By far one of the most requested features by Tutorialzine’s readers, is building a site-wide search.

Google Powered Site Search with jQuery

One way to do it, is to build it yourself from the ground up. How to create Calendar using jQuery and CSS3 [Tutorial] Topic: jQuery & CSS3Difficulty: IntermediateEstimated Completion Time: 30 mins In this tutorial we will code the jQuery and CSS3 Calendar that you can find in Futurico UI Pro made by Vladimir Kudinov.

How to create Calendar using jQuery and CSS3 [Tutorial]

To do it we will use CSS for all the styling and for “functionality” we will use jQuery and jQuery UI. From jQuery UI we will only use the “Datepicker” script.