This project is for emphasizing the “line” in the elements of art.
The color photo was taken from http://www.funchap.com/birds-of-prey/
There are other good pictures of birds there too. Check it out.
I wrote this on the writer’s blog. I’d recommend reading “George Washington Gomez” before reading this blog post: http://www.kenyonreview.org/2015/12/i-am-george-washington-gomez-on-works-of-significant-worth-and-importance/
“I enjoyed your story. It made me feel, once again, that we are all God’s children and sorry for some of my own countrymen who think that foreigners need to conform. Most have forgotten that this country was once a great “melting pot”. God be with you.”
This case was extremely affordable (I spent 8.99) and met the needs of my camera. (Nicon Coolpix L330). It has padding all around the compartment and two side pockets for batteries or memory cards. It also has a Velcro divider, which would be useful for a smaller camera with lenses, but I don’t use it. I gave this item 5 stars because of its great value for such a low price. Includes an adjustable strap for carrying.
“The Good Lie” is a movie about the struggle of south Sudan children, victims, refugees…people. What struggle? Watch the movie; you’ll see. I had no idea either. This movie took me from making jibes about Reece-with-her-spoon, to wanting to give away everything I own to help homeless victims of war. It humbled me to see what these people had to go through: houses burned to the ground, families murdered, and siblings separated by bureaucracy.
This movie impressed me because I could see what differences in culture can do to relationships. I feel spoiled yet jealous, spoiled because of my wealth, jealous because I want to live in a world where my neighbors and family know my name, where values matter, where honor is worth more than employment. What have I learned from this movie? Be not only tolerant but learn about other people. Assimilate their good character into my life. “Misunderstanding is the prelude to offense” -James E. Talmage, Jesus The Christ.
Do you like to do things do-it-yourself style? Interested in programming? You’re in the right place.
What is programming?
Programming is like writing a blog: you get to choose the different content that you’ll use to communicate a message. Only, you write a message in an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) and the IDE will translate the message into something that the computer can understand. Since we use computers so much and computers only understand 1’s and 0’s, learning to program has become a valuable skill.
Why learn C++?
C++ is similar to many other languages, you might say that it is a precursor to other languages. C++ is harder than other languages like Java, and you’ll have to learn things in C++ that you won’t have to learn in other languages but that will help you write better code should you choose to learn another language.
How to get started.
The first thing that you’ll need to start programming in C++ is an IDE complete with a compiler. I like to use Microsoft Visual Studios (because it’s the one I am learning on) but it costs money and there are free IDE’s out there, such as Eclipse. Just do a google search or read reviews on different IDE’s.
The next thing you’ll need is a basic template to start trying out the different parts of code. See the following:
//Explain your program here
//Put your name here
using namespace std;
//put your code here.(//’s are used to comment on code.)
cout << “Hello world!” << endl; //The first program most programmers write.
The last thing you’ll need is instructions. If you are good at figuring things out on your own, go to http://www.cplusplus.com. You’ll find tutorials and explanations of each part of the C++ language.
I had to take several classes before I felt proficient enough to code on my own. I think that anyone could get by with just the book. “Starting Out With C++” by Tony Gaddis. Any edition will probably work, but I have the 6th edition.
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