Article Bemoans Demise of Line Programming (BASIC)

Dan Shafer revolutionary.dan at
Thu Sep 14 16:01:45 EDT 2006

I thought about that but it's not a direct answer to the author's concern.
He says line coding allows a beginner to create and trace algorithmic
execution and doesn't require use of UI componentry. I think he misses the
point a bit with that qualifier, but then that's probably just me.

On 9/14/06, Brian Yennie <briany at> wrote:
> The article has also been SlashDotted - and at least a couple
> comments are up about how Hypercard used to be a good beginner tool.
> One could probably chime in along those lines...
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