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Hi Doug,

Le 2012-05-24 00:50, Doug a écrit :

Logo! I haven't heard that word in thirty years, at least! I'm surprised
it's still around. Never really got into it, but it seemed like fun,
at least from a distance. I started using BASIC, and then learned and
used Pascal. Not being (professionally) a programmer, I never
learned C.


OK, I'm dating myself here, but, I was taught at the very last year at my university where "punch cards" were still being used, and I used to chat on beasts that spewed paper instead of drawing on monitors, way back in 1976. I studied FORTRAN in 1980 so that I could be with the up-and-coming in-crowd on campus ... only to find out that they all switched that year to COBOL, DOH!

Yup, Logo is still cool to play with. I used FMSLogo because it played nicely with my computer lab of Mandriva Linux boxes. I even taught Logo on ICON computers by Unisys Corp. that used QNX as its operating system. QNX is what powers the new Blackberries from RIM! Finally, when the ICONs were being replaced, I installed AtariGEM on them and used the Atari version of Logo. It was a lot of fun! I was always accused of having more fun than the kids!



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