29 Jan '13, 4pm

Great project! CAS are thrilled to be associated with it and look forward to getting started!

I'm still rather mystified as to why a special bit of hardware is required to teach programming. What's wrong with that Windows or Mac PC lying around the house? If it's Windows you don't like, download Linux. Either way you have free C++ development tools available and free gui toolkits available. And you don't have to tie up your TV as a display, cadge a keyboard and mouse. Nor worry about stepping on the circuit board and squashing your Pi. Or am I missing something? Does the Raspberry have BBC Basic hidden in it somewhere?

Full article: http://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/david-manners-semi...

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