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Forking Encouraged: Folk Programming, Open Source, and Social Software Development

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The term "Folk Computing" was coined 20+ years ago to describe how people learn to program by copying and experimentation. Learn how open source licenses, hosted development environments, and other ...

The term "Folk Computing" was coined 20+ years ago to describe how people learn to program by copying and experimentation. Learn how open source licenses, hosted development environments, and other folk programming concepts lower barriers to entry and help people get up to speed as coders. We'll also be showing off some modern folk programming platforms, from Yahoo Pipes to the OLPC and beyond.

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