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Re: [LUG] Simple programming language


On 16/11/13 19:33, stinga wrote:
G'day all,

I am in the local school teaching programming and I want a non gui programming language.
Old style like BASIC.

I want to teach programming without having to teach a load GUI to get a simple program going.
BASIC seemed like a good idea.
Got to run on Windows , that's what they have.
We have used scratch so far, brilliant but they love putting in loads of sounds and stuff that really don't help the learning process.

Interpreted would be good but if we have to compile then I don't mind.

Any suggestions?

Almost anything would do but ideally you want something that can go all the way so Cling for C++11 if you want a typed language or python cos then you can have music21 and get more noises - and get musescore on their systems which should be compulsory in all schools. I suggest whichever language you feel most at home with as this is the one you are most likely to be able to teach with confidence and so more likelyhood of success.
Tom te tom te tom

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