[LAU] OT: C or C++?

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Thu Oct 14 08:50:03 UTC 2010

Tim Clewlow wrote:
>> Tim Clewlow wrote:
>>> Note, most programming languages are very similar in terms of the
>>> concepts they describe. So once you have learned one, the rest
>>> come
>>> much more easily..
>> Assuming that you have C or C++ experience, have you ever looked
>> at languages like Haskell, Prolog and Postcript, because those
>> are three languages are very different to one another and also
>> very different from C and C++ (which are rather similar).
>> Erik
>> --
> .
> I completely agree, I've dabbled in Lisp and Prolog. My point is
> that most languages are based around: variables, conditionals,
> loops, and procedures. There are variations of implementing this,
> and many additional concepts floating around, but the concepts I
> listed appear as the base of most languages. I thought it might be
> better to hold off from introducing predicate calculus and list
> based coding for a first time programmer. ;-)
> Happy coding, Tim.

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