Thinking & Building Distributed First

Adrienne Domingus
4 min readOct 9, 2020

When many of us are first taught to program, we’re told something along the lines of “programming is a set of very specific instructions that a computer follows in a specific order.” And this is true, sort of. It’s true, but it’s incomplete. What that statement ignores is that when we’re programming for the web, we’re usually dealing with more than one computer.