James Britt <james.britt / gmail.com> writes:

> wenas agusetiawan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I do not think that teaching ruby is a good idea because they will
>> get used
>> to built-in function and built-in function without even be able to
>> understand how something is built ( design patterns and etc ), IMHO
>> learning
>> what is programming better than what is programming language
>
>
> Hear hear!
>
> Machine code or bust.

Once you *know* how a linked list/hash/sort/Delegate/Flyweight works,
you can use the existing version.  It's always been like that, no?

> James Britt
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