>A language called Blue was developed at Monash University
>specifically for teaching OO programming.
>Perhaps you could ask the authors of Blue why they didn't use Java.
Blue might be better, but you can't fight the whole world all the time.
The Monash group is now working on the environment
they developed for teaching OO.
It supports Java and is called ... what else but .... BlueJ !
Prof. Mordechai (Moti) Ben-Ari Department of Science Teaching
Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot 76100 Israel
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