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Re: Adult learning problem

by perrin (Chancellor)
on Apr 05, 2002 at 16:21 UTC ( #156966=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Adult learning problem

It cracks me up that people on this thread seem to think that your roommate's name is Eiffel, rather than the programming language.

Personally, I think the whole OO ball of wax is a little much for a beginner. I might start a new programmer with somethink easy like Basic or even... Perl. But he probably has no choice because it's for a class.

One thing I've noticed over the years is that while programming is pretty easy, many people just don't like it, or lack the patience for it. I tell them if it's not fun, don't bother. There are already plenty of us who like it. ("The first rule of Perl Club is...")

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