what would be interesting to build is a case: what a Boss would like to code?
Because once we have this case we could model it and have a DSL
(pharo) to script it.


On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 8:36 AM, Ben Coman <> wrote:
> This article about the "Mining Industry's Impending Digital Metamorphosis"
> is a little off topic, except where it says "All levels, including
> management and executives will need to have some level coding experience and
> understanding."
> made me think this must be pervasive across many industries and that an
> interesting strategy
> for Pharo would be teaching a course called... "Executive Programming".
> Pharo could be ideally suited to filling this niche...
> * Executives don't need to learn the *most* efficient language (i.e. C),
> * and don't need to learn a system suited to large groups of developers
> (i.e. Java)
> * and don't have the time to wait for things to compile (i.e. big tick
> immediate feedback)
> They are never going to "do the work" but just need to gain a general
> understanding of "programming" to better strategise at a higher level and
> interact with developers.
> What better language is there for this than Pharo?
> But guess what happens when the boss is familiar with and likes one
> particular language... ?
> /cue maniacal laugh
> cheers -ben
> P.S. I'd be interested in collaborating on something that is not an end user
> book, but more of an Instructors manual for such a course.

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