Linux Programming: The New Programmer's Road Map: Scripting LanguagesMay 22, 2000, 12:03 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Fink)
[ Thanks to Kevin Reichard for this link. ]
"This is the third installment of an ongoing series covering programming topics for the beginning programmer. If you have been programming in a UNIX environment for a long time, you most likely already know a great deal of this. Otherwise, read on."
"...There are other languages out there for starting, but I honestly believe Python is the best starter language. Some readers recommended Ada or Pascal. I definitely do not agree with Pascal as a starter language--or for anything actually and I have never used ADA so naturally I cannot recommend it either."