Mid-Semester Reflection (Python Open Labs – Spring 2018)

Stuart Walesh, an author and consultant, once said: “The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. The marriage of the two is a challenge and opportunity beyond imagination.” Many of us use computers. Sometimes, the time we spend on them consume the majority of our day. Whether or […]

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Introducing HTML: Top-down or bottom-up?

I have recently switched the way that I approach intros to mark-up languages, HTML and XML in particular. In the past I have usually started by writing sample code, moving from simple to more complex structures. I have seen other approaches focusing on editing environments and others focusing on schemas. More recently I have begun […]

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