Month: November 2019

Life after “Hello World!”

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“Hello World!” – A phrase immortalized by Dennis Ritchie – the creator of my favourite programming language C. “Hello World!” was used to demonstrate by example, how a minimilal ‘C’ program can be written, compiled and run. The beauty of the ‘C’ language was that once the learner created their first program, they could incrementally ….  Read More

Blockly – time for serious business.

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ZOAPI has, one of its key salient features, a self contained Web environment where you can build, test and deploy Web-Services of all kinds. The environment is designed to target non-professional programmers. Most entry and middle level professionals in the services industry already have exposure to elements of programming. Excel is a commonly used business ….  Read More

How development frameworks let us down

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Back in my day, when only frameworks that existed were meant for pictures. Early in the IT evolution, the two main development environments – Unix and Microsoft were evolving independently. Naturally, the need for some control was felt lest we end up with a “one or the other” kind of computing world too, already dealing ….  Read More