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Choosing a First Programming Language for Kids and Beginners

There are many paths to programming, but only one language can be your first

If you spend any time programming, either professionally or for a hobby, you’ve probably tried at least half a dozen different programming languages. But the first language you learn is special. It sticks with you, maybe forever.



Insights into the .NET stack. Thought pieces about the craft of software development. Real advice for teaching kids to code. And a shot of humor.

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Matthew MacDonald

Teacher, coder, long-ago Microsoft MVP. Author of heavy books. Join Young Coder for a creative take on science and technology. Queries: