November 10, 2004

Programming (2)

My students have an assignment which involves programming due soon, so my inbox is busily collecting pleas for help fixing errors in programs. These are all variations on the short theme of "it doesn't work" (see article referred to in a previous post).

Hopefully my students will one day know How to Be a Programmer, but until then I'm going to have to keep sending replies along the lines of:

Your faith in my divination is touching, but I'm afraid you are actually going to have to let me see the code before I can help you in any way whatsoever.


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