[Color Computer] Re: [Coco] Learning to program

Neil Morrison neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Fri Dec 16 23:37:15 EST 2005

FWIW, you can download free, fully working, non-expiring versions of Visual 
Studio .Net for the next year.

Go to http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/support/install/

and download the .iso images. Burn to CD and you can install as needed.

Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition
Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition
Visual C# 2005 Express Edition
Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition
Visual J# 2005 Express Edition
Some of these come with SQL Server or you can D/L it separately from
I'm guessing there hasn't been an avalanche of people moving off VS6.


----- Original Message ----- 

From: "James Dessart" <james at skwirl.ca>

> I'll chip in here... I've been programming professionally, and doing 
> quite well at it, for over 5 years. My degree in computer science was 
> conferred with distinction. However, I still can't program in Python.  Try 
> as I might, I just never was able to pick it up. I've managed  CoCo BASIC, 
> VB and have gotten enough of a feel for other BASICs, but  Python never 
> drew my attention much.
> Granted, one of my favourite languages is Objective-C, but that's  because 
> I've mastered C and C++, and have no problem with pointers,  et al.
> Looked at Smalltalk once, taken a peek at LISP, Erlang and a bunch of 
> other funky languages, but of all the somewhat popular languages,  Python 
> just hasn't had any draw for me.

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