[Newbies] Good Book to suggest
billsix at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 19:46:52 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 22:39 -0500, David Mitchell wrote:
> I think it is a great book to learn Squeak if you are new to programming.
> If you are already a programmer and are looking to map your existing
> programming skill to Squeak, I'd use Squeak by Example.
> But the Robots book is a lot of fun.
I agree, the Robots book is pretty damn good for beginners. It helped
me demonstrate to my girlfriend (who's a first grade teacher) what
object oriented programming is.
Other books I've enjoyed:
-Mark Guzdial's two squeak books.
-Smalltalk-80: The Language and Its Implementation By Adele Goldberg
and David Robson
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 7:35 PM, Kerry Chhim <kerry.chhim at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I recently got interested in Squeak when I listen to the interview of
> > Dan Ingalls on FLOSS weekly. So to start learn I got the book
> > Squeak Learn Programming with Robots. Is this a good book to learn
> > basic programming with Squeak.
> > Kerry
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