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The Icon Bar: General: Some demos ported
 
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Simon Willcocks Message #116175, posted by Stoppers at 09:11, 6/1/2011, in reply to message #116172
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C++ in a nice readable format would also be something worth explaining to kids at least as I don't see C++ being one of these fad languages anytime soon.
Please, no!

After ten years of using it almost daily, I was still occasionally surprised by the way it works.

At least make it something with garbage collection, like Java.
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Trevor Johnson Message #116525, posted by trevj at 14:35, 9/2/2011, in reply to message #116159
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Sundown demo party
If you fancy venturing into 8-bit music, there was ByteNight at the recent FOSDEM. Maybe in 2012?
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Trevor Johnson Message #117431, posted by trevj at 15:41, 21/4/2011, in reply to message #116172
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[...] I think they should at least start with basics of programming in schools, actually teaching kids about 2D graphics and simple 3D graphics programming without a preset API/library to at least give them an idea of how it works internally. [...]
A project to do similar things using BeebEm has started!
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