Jeff_M wrote:
> Kerry Stevenson wrote:
>> I am wondering if there is a Ruby resource (book, web pages, whatever)
>> that would be suitable to teach a child who has never programmed
>> anything before.  The pickaxe book, while a terrific resource, seems to
>> assume at least some basic knowledge of programming and language
>> syntax.
> 
> You know, to be honest with you, I would start them off with something
> more like PHP.  It seems like younger kids like to do stuff with web
> pages, and it might be fun.

Be careful: Many locales have laws against just this sort of child abuse.

-- 
James Britt

"A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming is 
not worth knowing."
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