Questions tagged [file-system]

Questions related to teaching about file systems and how to use various file systems work. Use this tag to ask questions in relation to teaching (or learning) about file systems.

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What is a file?

I recently had a student in my Intro to CS class ask me: what is a file? I can't honestly say I had a good answer for him. Those of us who have been around a while know what a file is, but I was at a ...
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Introducing file systems to students who really don't understand

In this question, Michael0x2a points out something that I have observed, but never formally considered (emphasis my own): The IDE often introduces several new "metaphors" that need to be ...