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Re^3: Okay I have cleaned it up a little bit

by exussum0 (Vicar)
on Feb 15, 2007 at 20:17 UTC ( #600292=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Okay I have cleaned it up a little bit
in thread Okay I have cleaned it up a little bit

I prepare for the worst and hope for the best. Honestly, I can't think of many languages that are bad at teaching fundamentals. Assembler? If you stay away from pointers, C?
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Re^4: Okay I have cleaned it up a little bit
by GrandFather (Sage) on Feb 15, 2007 at 20:21 UTC

    Heh, I even tried teaching someone using Forth once. :-D

    It wasn't a success, but I don't think it was the language choice that was the problem. ;)


    DWIM is Perl's answer to Gödel
      As long as it's not meta html. Worst language I ever had to deal with.

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[Lady_Aleena]: Taking the printing functionality out of a module is hard at times. The one I'm currently working on has conditionals and loops for the data to be printed.
[Lady_Aleena]: Some are as easy as returning instead of printing, but only some.
[atcroft]: Lady_Aleena: So you are shoving the disparate data into a structure and returning the structure, so you can run it through a (probably simpler) routine that displays only?
[Lady_Aleena]: atcroft, that is the goal.

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