prostoalex writes: "Daniel H. Steinberg posted an article on O'Reailly's OnJava.com discussing the difficulties and current problems with introductory Java in the classroom. The textbooks used in colleges are mostly the rewrites of C/C++ textbooks and thus start with HelloWorld program without really dwelling on object-oriented nature of Java and why it is important. In a nutshell, OOP even nowadays is treated as somewhat innovative concept in the classroom, mainly because of educators, who were taught C. Hence links and description of Rethinking CS101 Project."
The computer can't tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact
mathematical design, but what's missing is the eyebrows.
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