C\C++ & SDL
ahmed_nematallah at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 8 16:04:31 EDT 2011
its the First time i try to help with an Open source project so i need more help
> To: ahmed_nematallah at hotmail.com
> Subject: Re: C\C++ & SDL
> From: pgf at laptop.org
> CC: devel at lists.laptop.org
> Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 12:31:06 -0400
> mustafa wrote:
> > Hi
> > well children can learn all those stuff at school but programming
> > must be done on a computer and as technology affects our life more
> > more people must learn programming, searching, word processing,
> > etc.....
> > please tell me about those activity IDEs and how to compile with
> > them on OLPC and can a simple child easily get and use them
> Etoys, TurtleArt, Scratch, and Pippy are the activities i was referring
> to. i'm sure you can find more information on them on your own.
> > and about physics if more people know how to program OLPC XOs
> > teachers (and maybe physics experts) can help program physics stuff
> Physics, like most Sugar activities, is written in python.
> > and we can do both things just some people can improve physics
> > things while others increase support for programming languages
> you seem to feel that increased support for programming education
> on the XO is extremely important. i heartily recommend that you
> get involved, and help create what it is you think is needed.
> > BTW I love physics and i think it should be better (it's more
> > important than literature and unimportant stuff like that)
> i confess, with comment like that i'm starting to suspect you of being
> a troll.
> > > To: ahmed_nematallah at hotmail.com
> > > Subject: Re: C\C++ & SDL
> > > From: pgf at laptop.org
> > > CC: devel at lists.laptop.org
> > > Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 10:43:56 -0400
> > >
> > > mustafa wrote:
> > > >
> > > > a C++, python, C, Java, vala, Scala, (maybe C# too) ide with a
> > > > couple of tuts for each language bundled with the OLPC XO will be
> > > > great so kids can learn programming
> > >
> > > contrary to what some believe, the goal of the XO, and the OLPC
> > > project overall, is not to teach kids programming. the goal is to
> > > help kids learn _lots_ of things -- programming, and familiarity with
> > > computing, is one small part of an education that includes learning to
> > > read, to write, to do math, to understand geography, or astronomy, or
> > > biology, or..., or..., or...
> > >
> > > the XO already support 4 (to my knowledge) programming environments as
> > > Activities, and as others have said, more languages (C++, java,
> > > whatever) are readily installable, if not under sugar. i'd rather see
> > > Physics, for instance, become better suited as an instructional tool
> > > than support for more computer languages.
> > >
> > > paul
> > > =---------------------
> > > paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
> paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
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