[Edu-sig] Hello from a CS Teacher
Mon, 14 Feb 2000 09:17:20 -0500 (EST)
Tim Peters writes:
> [Jeffrey Elkner]
> > ...
> > C++ is a TERRIBLE language for CP4E!
> I'd say it's a terrible *first* (even second) language for any purpose
> whatsoever: its artificial complexities, both syntactic and semantic, are
I hate C++ but think you overstate it. C++ is a good language for
getting a job in CS. Let's not forget that there is a real world out
On the other hand I completely agree that Python is one of the best
languages to teach non CS people and kids.