V. Anton Spraul

Problem Solving: The Missing Ingredient for New Programmers

Date: This event took place live on October 01 2013

Presented by: V. Anton Spraul

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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The real challenge of programming isn't learning a language's syntax—it's learning to creatively solve problems so you can build something great. In this one-of-a-kind webcast, author V. Anton Spraul breaks down some of the ways that programmers solve problems and teaches you how to Think Like a Programmer.

In this webcast we answer the questions:

  • What is "problem solving" for programmers, and why is it so important?
  • Can it be learned, or do some people just "get it"?
  • How can someone develop his or her problem-solving ability?
  • What are some of the basic techniques of problem-solving for programmers?

About V. Anton Spraul

V. Anton Spraul has over fifteen years of experience teaching introductory programming and other topics in computer science. His latest book, Think Like a Programmer, is a distillation of the techniques he has honed over many one-on-one sessions with struggling programmers. He is also the author of Computer Science Made Simple.