Do any of you recommend Python as a first programming language?

Paul McGuire ptmcg at
Sun Mar 23 02:37:17 CET 2008

On Mar 22, 11:40 am, jmDesktop <needin4mat... at> wrote:
> For students 9th - 12th grade, with at least Algebra I.  Do you think
> Python is a good first programming language for someone with zero
> programming experience?  Using Linux and Python for first exposure to
> programming languages and principles.
> Thank you.

I absolutely support Python as a first programming language, from 7th
grade on up.  Here is a link at the main Python web site that should
give you a number of additional resources:

-- Paul

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