Re: choosing a teaching language, was Java compiler courses

kenney@cix.compulink.co.uk
Mon, 14 May 2007 08:44:38 -0500

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From: kenney@cix.compulink.co.uk
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 08:44:38 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 07-05-045
Keywords: courses

cdsmith@twu.net (Chris Smith) wrote:


> Did you really just claim
> that Java has too FEW standard library routines, but Pascal is fine?


  I think the point he his trying to make is that both Pascal and Basic
originated as languages to teach programming. Object Pascal as used in
Delphi can but does not have to be used for OO programming. The OO parts
are extensions to a more or less standard Pascal.


  Ken Young



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