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Builder Pattern with Subclasses

In a recent project, I stumbled across the problem of incorporating the Builder pattern across a hierarchy of classes. I did not find many solutions on Google. 305 more words


Hercules vs. Vampires: Opera Goes to the Movies

Los Angeles Opera truly has become a company interested in innovation. Next month brings Hercules vs. Vampires, an opera-meets-cult film mashup between Mario Bava’s 1961 film and LA-based composer Patrick Morganelli. 99 more words

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High School Students Test Their Skills In Cal U Robot Competition

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s a competition like no other, robots going head-to-head in a test of skill and engineering.

It’s all designed by students.

The qualifying matches get underway Friday at California University of Pennsylvania. 238 more words


Monty Python's influence in Neuroscience

Ever heard of the computer programming language called Python? Where do you think Python got its name from?

Monty Python!

Python programming has had an increasing effect on neuroscientific developments. 472 more words


The Professional VBA Developer

I came across a post on Programmer’s Stack Exchange yesterday that really irked me. It took me a little while to really digest what upset me about it, but I think I understand now. 577 more words


Going with (some of the) programming and triggers instead of against them

Nearly everywhere we read about fighting programming, resisting it etc. etc. Obviously that would be the case where it concerns outside – we force everything down that would harm those around us, for instance. 481 more words

Using Java and NetBeans to Teach High School Computer Science

First Question

Another teacher recently asked about my experiences teaching CS and for a description of the tools and language that I used. I thought I might share my response on here, in case anyone can add to the conversation. 579 more words