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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