> ps I've never used it, but I gather pascal was written as a learning
> language? Anyone any opinions on teaching using pascal?
>I learnt to program using pascal and it is very easy to understand.
What I would do is start teaching algorithms (the most important habit
is thinking/planning before coding!) and some pascal with small
programms. So the students will now the most important things about
what a function is, variables, subprogramms ...
And after that start teching REAL languages. Pascal is not
useful/important as a target for students, but it is a very good
language when you start learning.
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