Experiences/guidance on teaching Python as a first programming language

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Wed Dec 18 01:39:29 CET 2013

In article <l8pvsl$60h$1 at reader1.panix.com>,
 Grant Edwards <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:

> Ideally, you should also have written at least one functioning 
> compiler before learning C as well.

Why?  I've never written a compiler.  I've written plenty of C.  I don't 
see how my lack of compiler writing experience has hindered my ability 
to write C.

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