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Research on common problems that people have when learning programming? [closed]

Is there any research into the most common mistakes or conceptual errors that people with no previous exposure to computer programming make when attempting to learn or being taught programming? This ...
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Is handwriting out code an efficient way to learn a programming language? [closed]

In my C++ intro class last semester, all of our tests were paper/pencil and we had to write out code with a pen or pencil in order to answer questions. It seemed counterintuitive at the time, but also ...
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How does one sandbox a web application [closed]

This question is related to a final year computer science project. I am currently thinking about developing a basic interactive tutorial website that would allow the user to interact and receive real ...
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How Do I Determine the Value of a Technical book?

I'm interested in finding more books like The Pragmatic Programmer. Rather than the run of the mill, technology-specific books that are out of date by the time they go to press. Can you provide advice ...