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Re^2: Perl as one's first programming language

by TGI (Parson)
on Apr 07, 2008 at 17:07 UTC ( #678786=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread Perl as one's first programming language

Logo is super cool, and I cut my teeth on it. There are a number of free versions available today. NetLogo is a neat version with parrallel programming tools built in.

But Scratch is what got my daughter excited.

Logo is a bit boring in comparison to Scratch. She has programs like TuxPaint to draw pictures with ("pictures" was the killer app when I was a kid, and logo was so much better at it than BASIC). Scratch provides a media rich programming experience.

TGI says moo

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[Tanktalus]: it's all the same process, and, IIRC, the same mechanized object.
[Tanktalus]: hmm, no, the mech object for posting isn't the same as reading, but it's the same as the logging in one.
[Tanktalus]: I really need to rewrite this whole thing anyway. :)

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