Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Dec 11 17:11:59 CET 2013

On 11/12/2013 16:01, bob gailer wrote:
> One student (PhD in Physics) looked at X = X + 1 and said "no it doesn't".

Someone I worked with used x := x - x - x to invert a number.

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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