Andromeda Yelton

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which programming language is best to learn?

October 10th, 2010 · 18 Comments · Uncategorized

Yesterday on Twitter, @Sara_Mooney asked: If you had to pick one of the following to learn, which would it be & why? Perl, PHP, Java, JSP, Python, or Ruby? I’ve dabbled in perl, PHP, and Python, but that plus a 140-character limit makes for an unsatisfactory answer, so I asked my software-engineer, has-coded-in-40-languages husband, Grant [...]

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Guest post: Notes from a techie patron, part 2

June 7th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

(Part 1 was yesterday. Onward and upward!) WorldCat Recall that book record I showed earlier, http://grab.by/4LEJ. FRBR nuts will note that in fact there is not one but three copies of this book in Minuteman. The other two were first editions indexed without the subtitle. At one point the one copy with the full title [...]

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Guest post: Notes from a techie patron, part 1

June 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

One of the recurring themes of my library science education has been that I see conversations about information all the time — some at school from a library perspective, and some at home from a computer science perspective; as a dot-com-era engineering school graduate married to same, I have a social circle dominated by software [...]

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