Introduction to Computer Programming - Applets BFOIT - Introduction to Computer Programming Welcome to BFOIT's Introduction to Computer Programming website. This is a short screencast overview of the first lesson: What is Computer Programming? Computer programming is composing/authoring of a process/procedure for doing something, BUT IN INCREDIBLE DETAIL. proc-ess / Noun: A series of actions or steps taken to achieve an end. pro-ce-dure / Noun: A series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner. In a more advanced world (science fiction today) it will be possible to teach the computer to do something by describing what it is that you want in your native language, English in my case. But, as of now, this is pretty much fantasy.
How to Become a Computer Scientist: 6 steps Edit Article Edited by Mel, BR, Brandywine, Chris Hadley and 22 others Being a Computer Scientist is not about programming; it is about the study of algorithms (a series of steps, understood by someone or something, in order to complete a task in a given number of steps). Many Computer Scientists don't program at all. Indeed, Edsger Dijkstra once said “Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.” Ad Steps 1Being a Computer Scientist is all about learning to be a student. 6Programming is only the translation of pseudocode into a programming language. Tips The field of computer science branches out to many different fields such as computer design and development, databases, computer security, or computer languages just to name a few.
I Love Maths Games 10 hottest IT skills for 2015 The pace of job growth in IT may be slowing down, but it’s still moving at a strong clip. A healthy 24% of the respondents to Computerworld’s 2015 Forecast survey said that their companies plan to add more IT employees in the year ahead. While down from 32% and 33% in the previous two years, the fact that a number of employers still anticipate growth indicates that the prospects for expansion in the IT ranks are good. Moreover, the kinds of technical skills in high demand are those needed for enterprises in expansion mode, suggesting that organizations are continuing to invest in their IT infrastructures. “There are large initiatives [underway], and you have to have the people to get those done,” says Jason Hayman, market research manager at TEKsystems, an IT staffing and consulting firm. Here’s a look at the 10 IT skills that the 194 IT executives who responded to our survey said will be most in demand heading into 2015. 1. • Last year’s ranking: No. 1 2. • Last year’s ranking: No. 5 3. 4.
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Introduction to Computer Programming - Preface These web-based notes are the result of classes that I have been involved with over the past few years. I started putting them together simply as notes for my students. From 1999 through 2002, I taught an Introduction to Programming class using the Java programming language to 6th through 8th grade students at Berkeley's Longfellow Arts & Technology Middle School. Starting in the summer of 2000, I volunteered to work with Brian Harvey, participating in the BFOIT Introduction to Computer Science program. The Longfellow Java class was held on Saturday mornings, from 9:00am to 11:00am. The BFOIT class started out as a single week, with Introduction to Programming taught every morning from 9:00 to 12:00. In the summer of 2001, BFOIT was extended to two weeks. For the summer of 2002, I combined the Turtle Graphics commands available in Logo with the Java programming language. For the 2004 BFOIT class the web notes were expanded to cover a wider variety of computer science topics.
Intuitionism In the philosophy of mathematics, intuitionism, or neointuitionism (opposed to preintuitionism), is an approach where mathematics is considered to be purely the result of the constructive mental activity of humans rather than the discovery of fundamental principles claimed to exist in an objective reality. That is, logic and mathematics are not considered analytic activities wherein deep properties of objective reality are revealed and applied but are instead considered the application of internally consistent methods used to realize more complex mental constructs, regardless of their possible independent existence in an objective reality. Truth and proof To an intuitionist, the claim that an object with certain properties exists is a claim that an object with those properties can be constructed. The interpretation of negation is different in intuitionist logic than in classical logic. Intuitionism and infinity History of Intuitionism Contributors to intuitionism
How to Create Realistic, Vector Bubbles His Majesty the Bubble! In this tutorial we will learn how to create realistic colorful bubbles. We'll cover numerous techniques and build this illustrations step by step. Set aside a couple hours for this one! Republished Tutorial Every few weeks, we revisit some of our reader's favorite posts from throughout the history of the site. Step 1 Open up a new document. Step 2 Create a new layer and name it "Bubbles." Step 3 Create a gray shape using the Pen Tool (P) as shown below. Step 4 Use the Pen Tool (P) to create the shape of light glare on the bubble. Step 5 Create a new shape and make an intersection as shown in Step 3. Add new elements of the bubble. Step 6 At first create bigger elements; the sequence of sub layers can be changed during the process of working. Try to keep your lines look perfect, while outlining the shape of a sphere. Remove the upper segment of the circle. Convert the bottom anchor points from corner to smooth. Step 7 Step 8 Get down to working on the objects. Step 9 Step 10
Computer Programmers Most programmers have a degree in computer science or a related field. Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related subject; however, some employers hire workers with an associate’s degree. Most programmers specialize in a few programming languages. Education Most computer programmers have a bachelor’s degree; however, some employers hire workers who have an associate’s degree. Most programmers learn only a few computer languages while in school. To keep up with changing technology, computer programmers may take continuing education and professional development seminars to learn new programming languages or about upgrades to programming languages they already know. Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations Programmers can become certified in specific programming languages or for vendor-specific programming products. Other Experience Advancement Programmers who have general business experience may become computer systems analysts. Important Qualities
Why You Haven't Learned How to Code Yet Over the past year there’s been unprecedented enthusiasm for learning to code. From NY Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s pledge to the White House’s national summer effort, programming has never been such a valuable career move and somehow it has even managed become a bit trendy, too (depending on your geographical location). With all this new energy comes initiatives like Code Year, which lets anyone pledge to learn to code with weekly tutorials via Codecademy. So maybe you signed up, or perhaps you did some research on your own, but here we are and you still can’t code… If this situation applies to you, know that you’re not alone. It’s tough work, but don’t get discouraged. OMG choices!? If you’ve never written a single line of code, the odds are you’re having trouble deciding where to start. Of course there are plenty of other options as well. From an artistic or design perspective, you might want to look into Processing, which is a visual programming language created to help teach coding.
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Visioning as the estuary of action This is an estuary. It is the place where a river goes to die. Everything the river has ever been and everything it has carried within it, is deposited at it’s mouth where the flow slows down and the water merges with the ocean. Yesterday I was speaking with a client who worried that an initiative we had begun together was heading towards the estuary of action – a long term visioning processes where lots of things are said and very little is done. ”We’ve done that before,” she said. Then I realized that what we were dealing with was an entrained pattern. The truth is that I had been viewing the process as an action learning cycle: So now that we are a little clearer on this, there was a distinct relaxation among the group.
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