Python and Schools
cpl.19.ghum at spamgourmet.com
Fri Apr 11 10:48:49 CEST 2003
> I think python is a very good language for education. You could get in
> contact with local schools.
Thomas, I am not so sure about this.
Yes, I love Python, and it is the most elegant programming language I
Python gives you objectoriented, functionorientet and imperative
programming paradigm in one fitting package.
Python does not bother beginners with a million typecasts. Very great.
For education there are small drawbacks:
- 50% of all exercises "to teach programming" are already solved in the
standard-library or are a method of a buildin object / are allready build
in the core language
- 45% of these exercises are solved within "the python cookbook",
available also online
- if you learn programming with Python and later have to use Java or
Visual Basic, it will be the most frustrating experience for the young
Anyway, I regret not having met Python earlier in my programming career.
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