Mon, 29 Nov 2004 16:17:12 +0100
David Botton wrote:
> Why should any one learn Ada as their first language?
I doubt that everybody has the same reason, but here are
+ It is easy to learn (because it is a well-structured
+ Because it is a language you continue to have benefits
from using, also when you become an experienced
+ Because it is cool to have parallel processing built into
+ Because the Ada compiler helps you with identifying your
programming errors (and we _all_ make errors
+ Because it makes it easier to write programs that can be
moved to different architectures.
+ Because I say so. :-)
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