RE: Learning more/Linux programming books
On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, Steve Lamb wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jan 1999 10:01:35 +0100, Antonio A. Rivas Ojanguren wrote:
> >>You can start with any language. For a complete beginner, I would advocate
> >>Scheme. Even if you don't want to do big projects in Scheme, you can start
> >>very fast. A good book on programming (using Scheme) is Structure and
> >>Interpretation of Computer Programs, Abelson/Sussman.
> I don't know, I think if there were a language to start newbies out on,
> it is perl. Don't have to worry about many of the things that other
> languages force upon you yet gives you a good gounding in how those other
> languages work.
How does Python rate as a beginners language?