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Jodi Patton
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Joined: Dec 15, 2006
Posts: 1
Do you feel that in the future, Ruby may be a language that replaces
Java for high school curriculum?
Matt Williams
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Joined: Feb 06, 2008
Posts: 14
I'd like to see it. However, I'm afraid that most academics would prefer the "there's only one way to do X" mentality of python.
Jeremy McAnally
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Joined: Feb 09, 2009
Posts: 19
I'm actually teaching Ruby to a group of middle schoolers, and they're taking to it VERY well. I think the fact that you can do things a lot of ways helps rather than hinders.
 
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