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BryanFazekas wrote:
By using a basic language (pun intended) the student is focused on program logic and producing an expected result. That is the essence of programming -- not what looks pretty on the screen.

Agree 100%. That's part of the problem with the way most programming is taught now : they jump right into the complexities of UI etc which is meaningless until you really understand what you are doing.
And, yes, OOP should be taught later since it is only a way to organize your code. When you first start writing code you just want to see it do something.

This makes me think of the K&R C book. It's just a bunch of scripts really. They go through and show you how to do some simple things and since there was no GUI they concentrated on simple procedural programming. It was a simpler and more difficult time all together. You could do the simple quite easily but the complex was quite a bit harder to pull off due to memory and CPU limits.
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