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- Subject: Re: Suitability of Lua as a First Programming Language?
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 14:45:14 +0100
On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 15:42:39 +0200
steve donovan <email@example.com> wrote:
> Plus, you have to learn about lists and dicts (with an awkward
> syntax), whereas we just have tables.
The only thing I fear about using Lua as a first language to teach
people is that they may not be able to function using other languages,
as they'll be pulling their hair out wondering why everything's so
bloody complicated compared to what the learnt first :)