Teaching kids about computers...

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Nov 27 18:27:20 CST 2007

On Tue, 27 Nov 2007, Chris M wrote:
>  Besides, where would you find a COBOL compiler for a
> peecee or whatever else?

IBM sold one that was adequate for learning COBOL.
There were also some good ones.
Was it "Micro-Focus" who was peddling "Structured COBOL", and even "Object
Oriented COBOL"?

>  A smattering of assembly language to begin with
> maybe. That's something someone will learn only if
> they want to. Lots of people have problems with it.

Howzbout: simultaneously learning machine language and a high level

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