Archive for July, 2008

ccwd.exe – Copy Current Working Directory command

I’ve written a small program that can be run from the command line. The ccwd program will copy the current working directory to the clipboard. I wrote it so that I wouldn’t have to right-click, Mark, highlight text in the console window, and press Enter to copy the text of the current working directory.
Now I [...]

A Thousand Layers of Abstractions

How should we teach programming?
One of Shimon Schocken’s colleagues says that “Computer science is a thousand layers of abstraction.” This is quite true, and the same applies for programming.
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about how we can get more people involved with programming. I don’t necessarily mean programming as professionals, but just to develop [...]

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