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> - what language is used in your first computer course? > - if Java is not now used in the first course, is it likely to > be used in the near future? > - do you have any observations/advice on the suitability of Java in a > first programming course? > > The tally for language in the first course is (see list of school > names below): > JAVA C++ C SCHEME > 9 18 7 2 > > Several using C++ agree that JAVA is easier for beginning students > to understand, but see C/C++ as most important for applications, and to > satisfy desires of future employers. Some using C++ contemplate changing > to JAVA. Those using SCHEME (due to external constraints) would prefer > using C++ or JAVA, and don't think it matters which. > > One maverick (an outstanding CompE leader) is adamant that the best > approach by far is "..if the first course starts a bottom-up process that > takes one from bits and operations on bits through analysis of logic gates > and structures to a simple machine, machine language, assembly language, > and..finally a high level language."
operation of a typical early (e.g. 6502 or the like) microprocessor