Journal of Visual Languages and Sentient Systems

Volume 3, July 2017 (Click here to download the entire volume)

Table of Contents

Franklyn Turbak, Guest Editor Introduction to the VLSS Special Issue on Blocks Programming

Regular Papers

Miguel Ceriani and Paolo Bottoni, SparqlBlocks: Using Blocks to Design Structured Linked Data Queries

Michael Homer and James Noble, Lessons in Combining Block-based and Textual Programming

Michael Kölling, Neil C. C. Brown, and Amjad Altadmri, Frame-Based Editing

Alexander Repenning, Moving Beyond Syntax: Lessons from 20 Years of Blocks Programing in AgentSheets

David Weintrop and Uri Wilensky, How Block-based Languages Support Novices: A Framework for Categorizing Block-based Affordances

Michelle Ichinco, Kyle Harms, and Caitlin Kelleher, Towards Understanding Successful Novice Example Use in Blocks-Based Programming

Research Notes

Stephanie Ludi and Mary Spencer, Design Considerations to Increase Block-based Language Accessibility for Blind Programmers Via Blockly

Appendices

Reviewers

Author Index

Keyword Index