Archive for December, 2005

Thoughts on learning to program

Saturday, December 3rd, 2005

Learning to program your computer? Wondering why should I learn to program a computer? Trying to teach computer programming? For some time I’ve been trying to find the words to explain things like:

  • Why is programming such a rewarding occupation and/or hobby?
  • Why does a little bit of programming knowledge help you get more out of your machine?
  • Does knowing how to program change the way you think?

While I ponder this further, here are some thoughts from others along the same lines - maybe you will find some inspiration in their words. (more…)