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Weekly readings 02/28/17

TOOLS OF THE TRADE: Computer Science Distilled, Chapter 2: Complexity: https://css-tricks.com/computer-science-distilled-chapter-2-complexity/ Check Out Our New Guide to Learning JavaScript: https://code.tutsplus.com/articles/check-out-our-new-guide-to-learning-javascript–cms-28187 Top JavaScript Frameworks & Topics to Learn in 2017: https://medium.com/javascript-scene/top-javascript-frameworks-topics-to-learn-in-2017-700a397b711 Not An Imposter: Fighting Front-End Fatigue: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2016/11/not-an-imposter-fighting-front-end-fatigue/ JavaScript: 2016 in … Continue reading

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A.S./B.S./C.S. Update

So, the unfortunate drawback of being spontaneous is sometimes that you have to accommodate those that plan ahead! (ahem) The C programming class I was interested in at SMC was full, as were it’s alternatives. As much as I like … Continue reading

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Smells like academia…again.

So I registered at Santa Monica the other day and have enrolled in one class thus far which is part of the CS curriculum. I was initially jazzed about taking the C programming class, as it is a prerequisite to … Continue reading

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How valuable is that B.S.? Part III

Third installment via The Enfranchised Mind What good is a CS degree? Published by Brian There’s been a lot of nattering about the usefulness, or lack thereof, of a college-level CS degree to a programmer. The most recent of which … Continue reading

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How valuable is that B.S.? Part II

A programming-intensive BFA in Software Development? Man, I LOVE IT! via Joel on Software From CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering: “It is our view that Computer Science (CS) education is neglecting basic skills, in particular in the areas … Continue reading

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How valuable is that B.S.? Part I

Since I went back to school several years ago for Web & Database Development and Programming, I have toyed with the idea of getting a CS degree. I am ever the academic “masochist,” really, relishing the idea of an additional … Continue reading

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