[757labs] HRGeeks II (2/17)
skhisma at gmail.com
Tue Feb 15 16:36:08 EST 2011
Matt D: We could always skype you in... though probably not at the
normal time as you'd be just getting up if anything.
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 4:34 PM, Matt Davis <mattdavis9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 1:49 AM, cyber fluxor <cyberfluxor at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I will be looking to present the first introduction to programming languages
>> discussion session. The plan is to present a language and offer a background
>> on its foundation including who developed it, why, what platforms, its
>> practical applications, and how it has evolved over the years. After the
>> presentation a more hands-on approach is ideal. Having a compiler set up to
>> demonstrate some basic constructs and simple practice problems (ie. "Hello
>> World", use of primitive storage types, and argument passing [if
>> applicable]) will wrap things up. To get things started here's the Wikipedia
>> list of languages:
>> This Thursday may be best served as an open discussion as to what a language
>> is (not too in-depth as it can get quite complicated and theoretical) and
>> the attributes they can provide. I will come up with a presentation to kick
>> off this HRGeeks II series and we will look through the list above to come
>> up with a schedule of topics so those who want to participate can give this
>> real direction.
> I love the idea! I'd love to give a talk, and my focus now is on
> compilers, thus a good area for language discussion, anyways. Best of
> luck and post updates!
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