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Topic 2 DQ 1 Why is Python a great starter language? 1. Why was BASIC good in the past?
2. Why have we moved to Python? 3. Feature-by-feature, how powerful is BASIC vs. Python? 4. Which language of the two do you feel would be more valuable in your career? 5. If there were another language you would choose as your first, what would it be? Why? Topic 2 DQ 2 Code Wars: Scripting vs. Programming Believe it or not, many professionals believe that if you know only scripting languages, you are not a programmer. 1. What are the differences between scripting and programming? 2. Is one harder to learn/apply than the other is? 3. Research what code portability is. Are scripted languages easier/more difficult to port than programming languages? Why? 4. Are there any features or power differences between scripting and programming languages?

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