My 2 cents:
> If you want to go the C/C++ route try Borland's Kylix which is a Pascal and
> C++ compiler with an excellent GUI front end.
I would avoid GUI's. New programmers (I've taught/demonstrated to a
lot of them in college labs) tend to confuse the programming with the
GUI-navigation. I'd prefer to have people type the compile command
into a terminal.
I think Java is a good teaching language, because it shares syntax
with C, which everyone has to learn at some stage, and because (as the
last poster said) it does memory management.
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