Need Rec: Book to teach about computers and BASIC at an eight year old level
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Fri May 27 15:57:20 CDT 2016
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> year old level
> > Drlegendre wrote...
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> > And BASIC is great, but as soon as the kid grasps the concepts, move
> > him to Perl or Python ASAP.
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> On Fri, 27 May 2016, Jay West wrote:
> > I suggest instead...
> > "BASIC is great, but as soon as the kid grasps the concepts, move him to
> assembly language ASAP."
> > *grin*
> > I'm only 10% kidding lol
> I agree with either.
> and APL is fun!
Those who write APL programs ae sadists, and those who like fixing them when
they go wrong are masochists....
... Though I believe Iverson wanted to call it "The Programming
> Have you considered David Lien's book?
> One version of it came bundled with the TRS80.
> Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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