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Popular Sorting Algorithms, Taught With Folk Dancing

I’ve heard of alternative ways to learn complex concepts, but dancing? Well, if it works, it works, especially if you enjoy dudes in tight pants and hats showing you the intimate internals of quicksorting.


Hopscotch, The Learn To Code App For Kids, Is Now On iPhone

iOS: Hopscotch is one of the better tools for teaching kids how to code, and the previously iPad-only app is now available on the iPhone.


The Basics Of Binary And Hex, Explained In Video Form

Video: Binary and hexadecimal are a bit baffling at a glance. The idea that a computer uses numbers and letters as representations of other numbers isn’t exactly the easiest idea to wrap your head around, but Adafruit’s Collin does his best to explain it.


Ask LH: Where Can I Find Free Beta Testers?

Dear Lifehacker, I am putting the finishing touches on an iOS game which I am hoping to release fairly soon. However, before I put it up on the iTunes App Store, I wanted to get a few more beta testers to check it out and provide some feedback to make sure I’m not missing anything. Other than friends and family, where can I find some decent beta testers to download and try out my iPhone game? Being an indie developer, obviously cost is an issue, so the lower the better.


Learn The Basics Of Four Programming Languages To Get To The Early Coder Stage

When you’re just starting to learn to code, it’s hard to tell if you’ve got the basics down and if you’re ready for a programming career or side gig. Learn Python The Hard Way author Zed A. Shaw has a suggestion: Learn the basics of four programming languages.


SoloLearn Teaches Coding Basics In Bite-Sized Lessons Every Day

Android/iOS/Windows/Web: Learning how to code is normally a time-consuming process. SoloLearn aims to make it easier by breaking down programming concepts into quick, digestible daily lessons.


10 Steps To Create Your First Android App

Building an Android app isn’t as hard as it might seem, as long as you focus on creating a simple app at first. Android Authority shares a tutorial that covers the 10 main things you have to do to develop your first app.


AppGameKit Is A Free Game Creation Toolset For The Raspberry Pi

One of the best uses for the Raspberry Pi is to teach kids (and adults) basic programming skills. AppGameKit’s a bit of free software that does just that.


The Best Developers Use Google And Stack Overflow All The Time

Developers often suffer from impostor syndrome — the feeling one doesn’t deserve the accolades they receive, or have the skills or experience needed for the work they do (despite the quality of what they produce). But part of being a good programmer is accepting you can’t know everything.


Stanford's Developing iOS 9 Apps With Swift Is Now Available

Stanford’s free app development courses are awesome. If you’re interested in making an app for the iPhone or iPad, subscribe to their newly launched iOS 9 course on iTunes U.


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