[plt-scheme] A data point on 'match' in intro programming: +++!

From: Grant Rettke (grettke at acm.org)
Date: Wed Jul 8 09:43:29 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 7:18 AM, Shriram Krishnamurthi<sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> It would be *just* one more (and arguably hardly the biggest one).
> Your argument is largely the same one people use to justify teaching
> Java in the first semester.

In the long run, teaching "advanced" language features is better for
the economy, because it creates jobs. How?

When your former students leave their jobs, they need additional
programmers to re-write their code because it is "too hard to

You think I am joking?

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