I strongly agree with this approach. Do some (admittedly toy) simple stuff in assembler first.
Then move on to C as their 2nd language.
Their 3rd language... can be whatever they want to implement in C.
I've been using computers for over 30 years and have never once used this keystroke.
Is it telling that I ran across this article twice and both times thought "What's the problem? just hit Ctrl-R and get on with it!" Now what's this "application" you speak of?
If that were true then there would not have been 100 million downloads of Apache OpenOffice, would there? Therefore...
Sorry, that was me. I left curl running in a loop on a 56kb dialup and went on vacation. My bad.
I have a friend who's son is on the no-fly list since he's 3 years old! He's twin brother is not.
Oh yeah, will I'm DEAD and on the no-fly list, and they can't fly my body back to my hometown for burrial. So there!
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. -- Thomas Edison