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An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages

An interesting paper entitled An Empirical Comparison of the Accuracy Rates of Novices using the Quorum, Perl, and Randomo Programming Languages by Andreas Stefik, Susanna Siebert, Melissa Stefik, Kim Slattery was presented at a workshop I co-organised PLATEAU 2011. We … Continue reading

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Staking Claims: A History of Programming Language Design Claims and Evidence

A friend of mine Shane Markstrum wrote a paper at our PLATEAU 2010 workshop on Staking Claims: A History of Programming Language Design Claims and Evidence (Slides from the presentation). There has been some interesting discussion about the paper on … Continue reading

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CFP – Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU)

2nd Workshop on the Evaluation and Usability of Programming Languages and Tools (PLATEAU) in conjunction with SPLASH and Onward! 2010. Call For Papers (CFP), paper submission deadline 13 August 2010. http://ecs.victoria.ac.nz/Events/PLATEAU/ Programming languages exist to enable programmers to develop software … Continue reading

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