Matlab,Maple, or something like that?

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C Language is the worse language to teach someone how to program. The language rules are so tight that they take away the focus from "algorithmic thinking" to language specifics.
 

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Well, it makes sense cause it's an older language.
 

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I learned programming a long time ago, but I started with an interpreted BASIC, then moved on to a compiled BASIC, and only then did I move to a lower level language like C, and then assembler. Javascript is a lot like C in structure, and so is PHP, both of which I picked up fairly easily with a background in programming.
 
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I took C ++ but can't remember it. I haven't programmed in probably a decade at least.
 
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Programming is not my cup of tea.
 

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I'm not waiting as far as I know...I don't actually know what you're talking about.
 
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C Language is the worse language to teach someone how to program. The language rules are so tight that they take away the focus from "algorithmic thinking" to language specifics.
Could language specifics be a valuable thing to learn as well as algorithmic thinking?
 

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I saw that too at Distrowatch. Its been a while coming out due to his health. Thats really something about his illness isnt it? I hope he recovers soon.
Saw what? Please try to stay on topic in threads.