Do any of you recommend Python as a first programming language?
steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sun Mar 23 05:29:50 CET 2008
On Sat, 22 Mar 2008 21:11:51 -0700, sturlamolden wrote:
> On 22 Mar, 23:42, 7stud <bbxx789_0... at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Beginning programmers in grades 9-12 are not going to understand issues
>> like that, and it would be a mistake to try and introduce them.
>> Beginning programmers should be concentrating their efforts on learning
>> the syntax of a language and basic constructs like for-loops and if
> Yes. And because Python is a "scripting language"
Python is a programming language. It can be used for scripting, but
that's not all it can do. Describing it as a "scripting language" is like
describing a fully-equipped professional kitchen as "a left-over warming
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