Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

Why is everyone supposedly in such a rush to learn their first (or another) programming language?

Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years

“The conclusion is that either people are in a big rush to learn about programming, or that programming is somehow fabulously easier to learn than anything else.“

I just revisited this essay by Peter Norvig, written in 2001 it looks like, but timeless in its pointedness and veracity.

Go read it. Laugh, cry, enjoy.

UPDATE –
While you’re in this abstract frame of mind, be sure to visit Abstruse Goose:

How to Teach Yourself Programming
    and
The Creation – Part 1
    and
The Creation – Part 2
    and lots more

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