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Comment: Shoot for instant gratification with... (Score 1) 799

by mccotter (#30564960) Attached to: How To Teach a 12-Year-Old To Program?

web programming. Set him up with a web server where he can work on projects to show off to his friends. I believe that in the beginning learning how to express yourself in code is more important than what language you're doing it in....

Instant gratification + something cool to share with friends == success and satisfaction.

I wish you luck...

Wasn't there something about a PASCAL programmer knowing the value of everything and the Wirth of nothing?

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