Tag Archives: java

Lesson idea: Digital Literacy, use Google to choose a java library

Today I needed to modify a small Java program to accept command-line parameters. Java’s built-in support for this is so bare as to be non-existent: it clones C’s “no library, no help, go away” implementation. This makes an excellent problem for testing / practising using Google to find something: It’s a very well-known problem, has

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For teachers: what programming languages are respected in industry today?

If you don’t work in industry – if you’re a Teacher – a frequent question to Industry is “what programming languages do you use? what are you investing in / committing to today?” My own (biased) experience: until recently, my career was as a senior programmer and hiring manager, working in Web, Enterprise, Entertainment, Startups,

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