[geeks] Java as a first language
mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Fri Nov 10 10:41:07 CST 2006
> Please excuse me if this has been covered before, but would any of
> you recommend Java as a first language, and if not, any
First language for whom?
Someone who just needs to throw together small programs should probably
learn whatever language they're going to need to be in.
Someone who wants to get a good job coding should probably survey the
market and pick whatever best suits hir target jobs.
Someone who wants to actually grok programming, it doesn't raelly
matter to; to do that requires wrapping one's head around at least a
half-dozen different programming paradigms, with preferably at least
two or three languages each; which one of them is learnt first makes
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