Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Wolfgang Keller feliphil at gmx.net
Mon Dec 16 21:32:25 CET 2013


> > And ever after that experience, I avoided all languages that were
> > even remotely similar to C, such as C++, Java, C#, Javascript, PHP
> > etc.
> 
> I think that's disappointing, for two reasons. Firstly, C syntax isn't
> that terrible.

It's not just the abysmally appalling, hideously horrifying syntax. At
about everything about C is just *not* "made for human beings" imho.

It's just an un-language that gets at about everything wrong. Sort of
like Microsoft's products.

Sincerely,

Wolfgang




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