[Lazarus] Teaching Pascal at College

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Oct 24 12:13:58 CEST 2016



On 18.10.2016 17:16, J├╝rgen Hestermann via Lazarus wrote:
>
> Yes, therefore start with simple procedural (console)
> programs that let them have immediate success with
> all the elementary things that a program consists of
> (variables/types, loops, commands, etc.).
>
Yep. Satisfying for a Nerd, but it does not get something useful done 
and hence frustrating for a beginning application developer.
>
> If you do it the other way round you only delay the date
> of frustration but you do not avoid it.
That is true if (s)he one day will be confronted with large, complex, 
unusual or critical tasks.

-Michael



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