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Best of the Web

Great programming articles you may have missed

Issue: 21.5 (September/October 2023)
Author: Marc Zeedar
Author Bio: Marc taught himself programming in high school when he bought his first computer but had no money for software. He's had fun learning ever since.
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Here I share links to interesting programming-related articles from around the web. Note that these may not have anything to do with Xojo, and I don't necessarily advocate the opinions shared—I simply think they're worth reading for a broader perspective.

Good Programmers Can Be Anyone, But Not Everyone

Andrew Wulf (https://thecodist.com/good-programmers-can-be-anyone/)

Excerpt: Someone with a Ph.D. in Computer Science wrote the worst single piece of code I ever saw. They wrote a Mac application as a single .c source file, 29,000 lines long (the IDE at the time could not handle typing at the end) with a main event loop (original MacOS, in 1995), 14,000 lines long, indented two-and-a-half monitor widths deep. It took three of us several months to untangle it.

Generative AI and intellectual property

Benedict Evans (https://www.ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2023/8/27/generative-ai-ad-intellectual-property)

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