On 03/13, Gary Dale wrote:
On 2018-03-13 10:04 AM, Albretch Mueller wrote:I have a group of kids that are very good in Math and they want to learn some actual programming My approach is to introduce them to the basics of coding using ANSI C, C++ and java (so they learn what pointers are about, how patterns are coded in different languages, ...) Is there a blend with those ANSI C, C++ and java as well as eclipse installed, so that they can use it from a DVD Debian live version? lbrtchxExposing children to C and/or C++ should be considered abuse. :)Similarly exposing pointers is just a method of introducing bugs and security holes into programs.Teach them using a decent object oriented language first so they learn how to write good programs.
Lego or smalltalk, pharo smalltalk has its own IDE so everything is in 1 place bias included ;) -- regards..... Thinkpad T60p 2.33Ghz 2GB SXGA+ Jabber IM: firstname.lastname@example.org
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