One of the best places to start learning a coding language is to work on 'string manipulation' because it deals with most of the constructs of a given language. It's also kinda fun. The song shown in this clip is an excellent example of an 'algorithm' we can code in various languages to produce the song lyrics.
A history of the 'Strategic Defense Initiative"
Yeah, I have that problem too at times. Sometimes you have to look at things from a different perspective when you code. Especially if you are doing recursion!
An infinite loop is a situation where we put a computer in a situation where it must do some sort of repetitive task without the ability of clearly ending that task. In the old days, it might have crashed your computer. Nowadays, it might just crash your program. Either way, not good. Make sure your loops always have a way of terminating!
A classic by Weird Al Yankovic
A '60 Minutes' Interview with Mark Zuckerberg. Broadcast around the time the movie "The Social Network" was released - Part 2
A '60 Minutes' Interview with Mark Zuckerberg. Broadcast around the time the movie "The Social Network" was released.
In our second year web design class, we are manipulating information in a mySQL database. We set up a PHP/mySQL sandbox: Magneto's Brotherhood of Mutants. In this sandbox, Magneto, as the web site admin, is searching a database for names of those whom he might be able to recruit for his evil purposes. We think about connecting with a server as connecting with 'Cerebro' It would be cool if the process were as dramatic as it is shown here!
Lex Luthor had it right: "Whoever controls technology controls the world" Let's make sure technology stays in the right hands and 'bring fire to the people'
As Spiderman discovered, you just have to have the right syntax and keywords to sling those webs! That, and a bit of determination and courage!