Category Archives: Computer Science

Texas Rep Guerra Proposes CS Choices and Teacher Certification Options

Initiatives by state legislatures to increase American capacity in computer science continue to pop up around the country. On March 13, 2015, Texas House Member Rep. Bobby Guerra (District 41,Mission) filed H.B. No. 3700, a bill to establish a pilot program that includes professional development for teachers to become certified in the field of computer … Continue reading Texas Rep Guerra Proposes CS Choices and Teacher Certification Options →

Passing by Value vs. by Reference Visual Explanation

    When writing software code, you will spend a lot of time defining, reading and changing variables. Using a variable means you use a descriptive word in your code which holds some information (a number, some text, an object, etc.). This descriptive word is the “title” of the stored information. For example: [crayon-616c0ccce27a7724301283/] Variables … Continue reading Passing by Value vs. by Reference Visual Explanation →