Is Python what I need?

Jean-Michel Pichavant jeanmichel at
Mon Aug 24 14:08:47 CEST 2009

Peter Otten wrote:
> newbie wrote:
>> I'm interested in developing computer based, interactive programs for
>> students in a special school who have an aversion to pen and paper.
>> I've searched the net to find ready made software that will meet my
>> needs but it is either written to a level much higher than these
>> students can cope with or priced beyond our school budget. I came
>> across a blog of someone singing the praises of Python. My question is
>> therefore aimed at those that know what they are talking about (ie
>> users in this group). Is Python the language I need to learn to
>> develop these programs?
> >From the distance it looks like these children need a good teacher rather 
> than a bad (or just starting) programmer. 
Wow, that is rude. Let's keep this list friendly, won't we ?


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