[BangPypers] how to learn programming

Roshan Mathews rmathews at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 04:07:07 CET 2009

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 2:56 AM, Sridhar Ratnakumar
<sridhar.ratna at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 7:46 AM, Roshan Mathews <rmathews at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The 'knowing the rules' vs. 'being proficient' argument is
>> also made in SICP
>> <http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/full-text/book/book-Z-H-11.html#%_sec_1.2>
>> ... another good read, (Indian version of the dead trees version
>> available from University Press.)
> Are you referring to this argument?
Yes.  KG was making a similar point about golf, I think.

> Speaking of SICP,
> http://eli.thegreenplace.net/2008/04/18/sicp-conclusion/ (must have
> been quite a feeling of achievement!)
Indeed.  http://eli.thegreenplace.net/2008/06/06/signed-copy-of-sicp/ :)


More information about the BangPypers mailing list