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Submission + - SPAM: MIT offers picture-based programming to the masses

coondoggie writes: Computer users with rudimentary skills will be able to program via screen shots rather than lines of code with a new graphical scripting language called Sikuli that was devised at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. With a basic understanding of Python, people can write programs that incorporate screen shots of graphical user interface (GUI) elements to automate computer work. One example given by the authors of a paper about Sikuli is a script that notifies a person when his bus is rounding the corner so he can leave in time to catch it.
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MIT offers picture-based programming to the masses

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Do not simplify the design of a program if a way can be found to make it complex and wonderful.