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Decomposing Hangul syllable in VB.NET

Recently I’ve been wondering if it would possible to decompose a Hangul syllable to Hangul letters using an IME API of some-sort. Hence, I started to search the web for hints on how to get started with it and I came across a… 535 more words

Visual Basic .net

Clean(er) Code

Lately I have been attempting to build a stronger habit of writing clean code.  Currently, I am reading Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin’s Clean Code: A Handbook to Agile Software Craftsmanship… 236 more words


Computational Thinking, Programming…and the Google App Inventor

The ‘About’ section of Google’s App Inventor site acknowledges the work of mathematician and educator, Seymour Papert – “The educational perspective that motivates App Inventor holds that programming can be a vehicle for engaging powerful ideas through active learning. 2,301 more words

A Lisp parser for drawing tree diagrams in GLE

Recently, I gave my student, Alexandr Nigay, an exercise to write a Lisp parser that given a list creates a GLE file for drawing a tree diagram corresponding to that list. 301 more words


Factory Method

Frequency of Use

Define an interface for creating an object, but let subclasses decide which class to instantiate. Factory Method lets a class defer instantiation to subclasses. 141 more words