State of New Jersey needs COBOL programmers
geneb at deltasoft.com
Mon Apr 6 08:49:15 CDT 2020
On Sun, 5 Apr 2020, Fred Cisin wrote:
> I still believe that the best FIRST exposure to computer programming should
> be BASIC. VERY FIRST program should have instant gratification, without
> having had to already learn underlying structures, variable types, how to run
> a compiler, etc. After creating first program, and a few more, in a very
> short time, it would then be sensible to evaluate what kind of programming is
> most interesting, and switch to the most appropriate language. Having
> already created a few token programs, it is then less onerous to learn
> compilers, data types, system overhead, "ENVIRONMENT DIVISION", etc.
A friend of mine started out with BDS C and never did get around to
> Q: If Bill Gates hadn't written a BASIC interpreter, where would we be now?
I strongly suspect someone else would have come out with one. Tiny BASIC
may have happened earlier.
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