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Re: Re: which blend caters to TaL computer programming? . . .

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?


Exposing 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 ;)


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