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 programmingMy 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: dekkz...@jabber.hot-chilli.net
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