Issue No.07 - July (2008 vol.41)
Ronald P. Loui , Washington University in St. Louis
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2008.228
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
Ronald P. Loui, "In Praise of Scripting: Real Programming Pragmatism", Computer, vol.41, no. 7, pp. 22-26, July 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.228