The practical result of what comes out of the last post is that my son and I are going to write our first real (for sale) application as a web-based application. It will certainly have user login for keeping track of who has paid and not, and we can easily use anything from Amazon Pay […]
Swift is great. For MacOS, iOS and iPadOS. But it’s not good for other things. How is that, you ask, a language which is good for MacOS is not, for example, good for server-side Linux? Or since you can script it, why isn’t it better than PHP? Well the short answer is target environment, which […]
I haven’t given much love to this blog recently, mainly on account of my son teaching himself Java. Basically I was going to do a whole section on Java for the wiki, but I didn’t have to — he decided to do research on the internet and figure it out for himself. He stuck to […]
We’ve added a new game to the game zoo! It’s our very first one, and it’s called Land. You can play it here or by clicking on “games” in the menu! Play Land Now!
C is the third language I decided to teach my son. The plan was simple; follow the theme of getting up to speed quickly, then continue by introducing components of the language with which we would build ‘interesting’ demo programs. In this case, I had already decided to introduce printf, fgets, rand and if – […]
Just a note to say the Shell Scripting section is up on the wiki. I think it turned out pretty well. We will probably do 6502 Assembly next! Towards an MVP As noted in the BASIC section, the MVP is really the name change game. But the number guessing game is of sufficient complexity that […]
In the spring of 2019, my wife suggested that I homeschool my 11 year old son, Neo, in Computer Programming. He had already demonstrated an aptitude for creativity and patience by creating some stop-motion lego movies with an old camera I’d given him, and I thought he was the right age to start, so I […]
Welcome to Hello Neo. I am Daddy, and this is my son Neo. I’m teaching him to code. You’re welcome to come along for the ride — it’s going to be fabulous!