Even Older Man Yells At Whippersnappers
Stefan Ram schrieb am 19.09.2017 um 17:00:
> D'Arcy Cain <darcy at VybeNetworks.com> writes:
>> of course, I use calculators and computers but I still understand the
>> theory behind what I am doing.
> I started out programming in BASIC. Today, I use Python,
> the BASIC of the 21st century. Python has no GOTO, but when
> it is executed, its for loop eventually is implemented using
> a GOTO-like jump instruction. Thanks to my learning of BASIC,
> /I/ can have this insight. Younger people, who never learned
> GOTO, may still be able to use Python, but they will not
> understand what is going on behind the curtains. Therefore, for
> a profound understanding of Python, everyone should learn BASIC
> first, just like I did!