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NewsThe End of an Era: Intel's Desktop Motherboard Business to Ramp Down Pin
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NewsMP3 files written as DNA with storage density of 2.2 petabytes per gram Pin
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GeneralGot a GoPro? - What do all those modes mean! Pin
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NewsMontreal College Responds to Story About Student Expulsion For Finding Vulnerability Pin
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NewsBuilding the Bing apps for Windows 8 Pin
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NewsSolving FizzBuzz by having the compiler output the solution as error messages Pin
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NewsWhen is "ACID" ACID? Rarely. Pin
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NewsEnfield: a programming language designed for pedagogy Pin
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PIEBALDconsult wrote:
I think it's wrong to start out having to learn OOP before you know the fundamentals.



I totally agree. I think this is a particular problem in the Java world. For example, there is a book called "Objects with Java" which teaches right from the very first page about classes. Get this, that's before it has even covered: printing to the screen, conditional statements, hell even before it teaches how to add two numbers up!
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NewsProgrammer Interrupted Pin
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NewsA close look at how Oracle installs deceptive software with Java updates Pin
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NewsLinux's Not UNIX Pin
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NewsSoftRAM in 95 - Memory Optimizer in 2013 Pin
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NewsIE8 and XP to cause 'perfect storm' in 2013 Pin
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NewsHands on with Microsoft's Surface Pro Pin
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NewsFunction Pointer Basics in C++ Pin
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NewsGetting Too Cute with C# Yield Return Pin
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NewsC and C++ Aren’t Future Proof Pin
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NewsWhen Haskell Is Not faster than C Pin
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NewsMasterminds of Programming Pin
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NewsHow to kill Java dead, dead, dead Pin
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