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A 6th-grader eloquent answer to nil vs false

On the 7th test today, I received the following answer, verbatim, to a question asking them what is the difference between a null and a false in the Gara programming language: Beda kelas dan makna, kalau salah memiliki makna tidak benar/tidak betul, salah berada di kelas boolean, sedangkan nil adalah suatu objek yang menunjukkan tidak adanya objek, […]

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In The Making: Coding as Part of Primary School Education

This morning today marked a new beginning as we finally able to collaborate with a school in the city of Gresik. A collaboration that saw for the first time the introduction of computer science into the school’s classroom. But what’s the purpose? My wish and desire to build a programming language stretched many years back […]

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