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hans at fugal.net
Tue Sep 25 22:28:18 MDT 2007
On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 at 14:37 -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Hans Fugal wrote:
> > Tell that to my CS 142 instructor. I knew a hint of C++ and good ol'
> > GW-BASIC, so I breezed through the class, but it was very obviously
> > geared at never-before-programmers and honestly I wasn't too far ahead
> > of that pack either. If by "know how to program" you mean "has had some
> > minimal exposure to thinking like a computer" then I may agree, but by
> > no means do you have to have any real, useful experience in programming.
> > At least, not in 1997 and 1999.
> CS 142 for me as object-oriented programming, in Pascal. Except they
> didn't really teach Pascal per se. They just expected us to pick it up.
> We did learn about object-oriented concepts, though.
Same here. I'd never even heard of Pascal. *shrug* They taught you how
to program and the book told you the details of pascal. It's still my
preferred way to learn any language.
Hans Fugal ; http://hans.fugal.net
There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the
right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
-- Johann Sebastian Bach
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