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Teaching Java Fail

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I tried to help somebody who had never programmed before with his Java homework. It opened my eyes to what seems to be Java’s failings as a first language for non-programmers.

Ithink the problem is that the best way to introduce programming seems to be little script-y things and then build up to packages and classes. Java does not really enable that. Here are some examples.

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2011 November 16 at 11:57 pm

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Mac and Cheese with Kielbasa

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2011 November 7 at 1:03 am

Posted in Thoughts

Alton Brown’s Bacon

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2011 November 6 at 4:55 pm

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