Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Dec 11 17:18:08 CET 2013

On 11/12/2013 16:04, Chris Angelico wrote:
> I strongly believe that a career
> programmer should learn as many languages and styles as possible, but
> most of them can wait.

I chuckle every time I read this one.  Five years per language, ten 
languages, that's 50 years I think.  Or do I rewrite my diary for next 
week, so I learn Smalltalk Monday morning, Ruby Monday afternoon, Julia 
Tuesday morning ...

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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