David Hutto smokefloat at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 20:23:57 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 1:58 PM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com> wrote:
> "David Hutto" <smokefloat at gmail.com> wrote
>>> should learn to program in assembler (or even microcode) then move
>>> to C and then to Python(or similar) and finally to 4G languages.
>> Even old schooler though would be that we're just directing electrical
>> flow from an ac outlet through a dc converter and streaming it through
>> the circuit board though. Which is not as easy as it sounds!
> Yeah, but I don't think anyone would claim that was programming! :-)
> Although I did first learn my boolean logic by having to translate
> it into switch circuits - real mechanical toggle switches not
> electonics...
> AND => two switches in series
> OR = two switches in parallel
> NOT = an "off" switch - ie. on by default
> etc/...
> We then moved to relays and finally diodes and resistors...
> But that was training us in electronics not programming.

How can you distinguish the two, once learned though? I don't know C
but I do know python, and the what's below the BIOS(muy basically).

> Alan G.
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