Back to the Garden of Eden

Earthednet-wp prothero at earthednet.org
Tue Aug 23 10:55:32 EDT 2016


Richmond,
Very true. It's hard for those experienced enough to write a book, to know which details might confuse a newbie. The ones I like use a bunch of sort, real world, simple examples, to demonstrate how to create the code. Now is a great time to write a new one, now that v8 is nearing completion. Your background in teaching livecode to kids most likely makes you an ideal person to write such a book. I'll buy it. 
Best,
Bill

William Prothero
http://es.earthednet.org

> On Aug 23, 2016, at 3:07 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The problem, and it is a very real problem, is how to escape the trap
> 
> that very many authors of programming manuals fall into: forgetting that their
> 
> target audience probably does not know a lot of what they know, but, at the same
> 
> time not trotting out a lot of stuff that sounds condescending to the reader.
> 
> Richmond.
> 
> 
> On 23.08.2016 12:48, hh wrote:
>>> Richmond M. wrote
>>> Back to the Garden of Eden
>> The big problem may be that you already bit into (the) apple.
>> 
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