A video about problem-solving

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A video about problem-solving

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I enjoyed this you-tube video more once I sped it up to at least 1.5 times normal speed.

I have long tried to distinguish and clarify the difference between "programming" and "programming in VBA" ("programming in FORTRAN", "programming in COBOL" etc)
To my mind I can easily record a macro and then tweak it, but that is not Programming. Programming is a discipline that requires a well-written definition of the problem, ditto a solution, and then the pitfalls of developing an algorithm for the solution, and finally implementing that algorithm in the-language-of-your-manager's-choice.
Alan Turing demonstrated this in his historic paper.

If I were setting up a Programming School today, I would present this video once a month to promote discussion.
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"If at first you don't succeed, reduce your expectations until you're a success"
:laugh: :clapping: :laugh: :clapping:
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Re: A video about problem-solving

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HansV wrote:
08 Dec 2022, 21:30
"If at first you don't succeed, reduce your expectations until you're a success"
:laugh: :clapping: :laugh: :clapping:
You still struggling with these Smilie things then? :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
Cheers, Chris
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