"I am learning to program. I am a newbie programmer. There, I
"I've tried learning C. It wasn't pretty. To me, as a newbie
programmer, C is contrived and confusing. It's an amazingly
powerful language, but as astarting language I wouldn't recommend
it unless you enjoy pulling your hairout or you have more patience
"Where does a new programmer start? There are various debates
over this. I've tried C and stalled on several occasions. Maybe you
need a particular mindset to learn C right out of the box. All I
know is I hated it."
"The beauty of Linux is choice. With other platforms, you
have to buy programs to write in some languages. With Linux there
are development tools freely available for practically every
language out there, giving you a huge choice of languages to
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