Issue No. 07 - July (2008 vol. 41)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2008.228
Ronald P. Loui , Washington University in St. Louis
The author recommends that scripting, not Java, be taught first, asserting that students should learn to love their own possibilities before they learn to loathe other people's restrictions.
scripting, programming languages, computing curricula, software engineering
R. P. Loui, "In Praise of Scripting: Real Programming Pragmatism," in Computer, vol. 41, no. , pp. 22-26, 2008.