Archive for November 2009

    All I Really Need to Know About Programming I Learned in Kindergarten

    November 13, 2009 2:44 AM

    On the days that I pick up my daughter from Kindergarten, she’s always bursting with excitement over what she has learned that day. It often makes me wistful for my own Kindergarten days, almost 30 years ago. As I listen to my daughter talk about her day, I reflect on my own time in kindergarten, and how, trite as it might seem, that year spent in school at age six, really gave me all the tools and life lessons I needed to be a professional programmer.

    posted by Sten Anderson

    Music Explorer FX v1.1: Now with “Fame” Control

    November 11, 2009 6:56 PM

    Version 1.1 of the JavaFX-based music discovery application, Music Explorer FX has been released. You can try it here: This version is mostly about performance and stability improvements and it’s also the first version to be released under JavaFX 1.2. Additionally, it sports a new feature: the “Fame” knob:

    posted by Sten Anderson

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