Teaching python (programming) to children

brueckd at tbye.com brueckd at tbye.com
Tue Nov 6 19:32:07 CET 2001

On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, David Andreas Alderud wrote:

> Python is without doubt a very good language, but it's not good for the
> beginner because they will pick up bad practices, mostly because of the
> loose type paradigm.

And what bad practices would those be?

> For teaching programming I strongly belive that Ada95 is by far the best

Ugh. At least teach them something that they can use elsewhere. ;-)

> teaches the students how to write good code

Define "good" code, please.


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