--- jweirich / one.net wrote:
> >>>>> "Jimmy" == Jimmy Thrasher <> writes:
> 
>     Jimmy> I'm considering teaching a young person
> (13-year-old) how
>     Jimmy> to program using Ruby.  Has anybody tried
> to do this?  Are
>     Jimmy> there any resources?  I remember when
> Python was new there
>     Jimmy> were people discussing how they were
> teaching their
>     Jimmy> children how to program, so if any of you
> have done that,
>     Jimmy> it would be a great resource to me.
> 
> During the discussion of Pete's talk at RubyConf,
> the idea of turtle
> graphics for Ruby came up.  I played around with
> this idea During
> OOPLSA and came up with some initial code and
> managed to demo it
> during the Ruby Birds of a Feather talk. 
> Essentially, it will allow
> you to do stuff like the following (in irb)...
> 

Also have a look at
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/~poffice/mail/ruby-talk/15217.
 Mathieu Bouchard posted this back in May.


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