On 2/24/07, Martin DeMello <martindemello / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/23/07, Servando Garcia <garcia.servando / gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Beginning programmers should concentrate solely on the basics of
> > programming.
>
> Why is why a text editor isn't the best thing either - the "basics of
> programming" should ideally let you write code, without worrying about
> setting up your environment and include paths properly, getting the
> right commands to compile/run it, etc. You should be open up an IDE,
> type in some code, and hit a button to have it run, interact with the
> debugger, etc.

http://headrush.typepad.com/creating_passionate_users/2007/02/its_lunchtime_a.html

Kathy Sierra seems to disagree with me. Interesting read.

martin