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What Language should I learn first before c++ or c? Or should I go derict to c\c++? Dose basic teach bad programing habits? Thanks, jon2

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go with c\c++

it lets you program with high level and low level,
when you want to.

if you get c than most other langs will be trivial
to pick up.

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i learned quite a bit c/c++ yet without problems (i learned c++ and then searched for the differences to c ;) ), only having codet a bit basic before, so if that was your question i would direct start with c++.

about basic, i think things like goto are a bit more popular in basic than they are in c++, but i dont think that its that serious (just try to keep goto out of your code [wink])

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I would recomend against C++ being your first language. It can be rather complex and you have to worry about low-level considerations such as memory management. Python would probably be a better choice.

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I also do recommend python over both C and C++. Learning how to program involves much more than simply learning a programming language, so you really want to pick one that makes things simpler for you.

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I would say that any language that keeps you programming is good, try some of the suggestions here and stick to what works. I would suggest something other than C/C++ though. Good luck!

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I'd go with C, that was my first language. If your looking for a good book to learn it from I'd go with C for Dummies by Dan Gookin, that was my first programming book and I found it to be a good read.

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