• Shubhadeep Roychowdhury

    Shubhadeep Roychowdhury

    5 months ago
    The Early History of Smalltalk (1993) - http://worrydream.com/EarlyHistoryOfSmalltalk/
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  • Kartik Agaram

    Kartik Agaram

    5 months ago
    This is a pretty awesome story about a bunch of attempts at a somewhat-visual, more accessible programming language:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH0A2iujtY8

    by @Katie Bell
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    Chris G

    5 months ago
    "Let’s call the category of people between users and programmers 'authors'" "Authors will be using widgets and programmers will be creating them, but the inverse will be true as well — programmers will want to use this ecosystem to share code, and authors will share widgets they’ve modified or composed from smaller pieces." An imaginary transcribed talk from 1990, at the edge of HyperCard's extinction Worth seeing just for the added alternate-universe screenshotshttps://medium.com/@modernserf/the-origin-of-hypercard-in-the-breakdown-of-the-bicycle-for-the-mind-8d0f3287e561
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  • Carson Kahn

    Carson Kahn

    5 months ago
    Some amazing engineers that @Ryan Atallah, @Robin Stewart, and I sponsor on GitHub for their important contributions to our field (i.e. visual programming, low-math optimization, thought-as-code, etc): 1. Jamie Brandon (@jamii) 🛠️ spindleapp.co/GitHub-jamii 2. Paul Bricman 🤖 spindleapp.co/GitHub-paulbricman 3. Max Krieger (@Max Krieger) ⚙️ spindleapp.co/GitHub-maxkrieger 4. [Hopefully we can add Lordio to this list in the near future 🧮 spindleapp.co/lordio]Looking for recs: Who else on GitHub should we know about?
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  • Vijay Chakravarthy

    Vijay Chakravarthy

    5 months ago
    BTW, dunno if this is useful, but saw it on Hacker News..https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=31168882
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  • Jimmy Miller

    Jimmy Miller

    4 months ago
    http://tomasp.net/blog/2022/no-code-substrates/ Really interesting post about coding substrate and what low code tools need to accomplish to replace code
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    Ben Kirwin

    4 months ago
    inform 7 is now open source: https://intfiction.org/t/inform-7-v10-1-0-is-now-open-source/55674 for folks who aren't familiar, inform is a language for writing interactive fiction / text adventures and similar things it may interest this group because it is (probably):- the most successful natural-language programming environment - itself the world's largest literate program
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  • Tom Larkworthy

    Tom Larkworthy

    4 months ago
    I recently discovered reactflow which is a react component for node and wire interfaces (!) Are there any others, I have been hunting for a while https://reactflow.dev/
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    jamii

    4 months ago
    All the talks are up now at hytradboi.com (click on the talk title).
  • Mariano Guerra

    Mariano Guerra

    4 months ago
    Math Augmentation: How Authors Enhance the Readability of Formulas using Novel Visual Design Practices This paper provides the first detailed qualitative analysis of math augmentation—the practice of embellishing notation with novel visual design patterns to improve its readability.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KH8z1IbXelk

    https://programs.sigchi.org/chi/2022/program/content/68734