Computers, Programming, and People
Holmes, WN (2002) Computers, Programming, and People. Computer, 35 (3). 112, 110-111. ISSN 0018-9162
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This essay argues that the complexity of professional programming is an impassable barrier to ordinary users wishing to code their own programs, suggests that popular computers would be much more useful if users could do so, and briefly describes how such popualr programming could be supported.
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|Keywords:||programming systems, programming techniques, popular programming, simple computing|
|Deposited By:||Mr Neville Holmes|
|Deposited On:||27 Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2008 20:05|
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