Want to start your kids in programming early?
You might want to take a look at Scratch.
It is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab and is provided free of charge.
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
Version 2 has been released with more features and cool stuff.
Frameworks Round-up 4
Brad Fitzpatrick and the rest of Golang’s community should be given an award for this perfomance improvement.
Enjoy your Thursday! :)
Why Node and Scala will dry up, and Go will drink their milkshake
Watch Paul Dix’s presentation above during the Bacon 2013 event on his specific experiences writing a scalable server architecture in Scala and Go and the road blocks to learning and working with each.
He also covered the philosophical and stylistic differences between Node, Scala, and Go with specifics on how Go is superior for concurrency, understandability, code sharing, and learning curve.
Paul is a co-founder at Errplane. He is a book author and a frequent speaker on Ruby events.
If you’re interested in Go, watch this video about Go’s concurrency patterns.
Introduction to Position Based Fluids
Wow! Watch the demo above and be amazed.
Just came across this article on the new fluid simulation algorithm called Position Based Fluids from PhysX.
Position Based Fluids is a way of simulating liquids using Position Based Dynamics (PBD), the same framework that is utilized for cloth and deformables simulation in PhysX SDK.
Watch more demos from PhysX here.
Uhmm.. Will it be Go, Node or Julia??
Sane Async Patterns
Watch the presentation by TrevorBurnham at HTML5DevConf 2013 last April 1, 2013 on ways to load your JS asynchronously.
It all depends on what you believe..
Watch and reflect on this video.. It’s true..
Happy #Friday. :)