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Re: [vox] ISO: Good programming language to teach an 8yr old
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Re: [vox] ISO: Good programming language to teach an 8yr old


i was thinking about using PHP from the shell: php4 -f <source.php>

based on what i have seen form python, it seems like a very promising
language to learn... that might be your best bet.. i know that i want to
learn it someday!!


on 04.3.19 10:57 AM, Bill Kendrick at nbs@sonic.net was reported to have

> On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 10:42:48AM -0800, dylan wrote:
>> what about PHP?
> Hrm.  Might be neat to actually teach him some PHP and HTML down the
> road, but in the meantime, I was thinking something a little simpler.
> (Not that PHP, in the basic usage -- like how I use it -- isn't pretty
> trivial... I've just never used it for anything but simple web stuff.
> Most people stick to the web when using PHP, whereas languages like
> Pascal, C and Python are actually USED to teach kids :^) )
> -bill!
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