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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? Beginner’s All=Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code (BASIC) was thought to be an easy language for students to learn, read, and code. It had 14 straightforward command names and a syntax that made sense. However, this allowed BASIC to get bashed, as some saw it as it makes it impossible to teach good programming to those who knew the language. Python is more powerful as it is more popular than BASIC. In fact, it ranked 2 nd while Basic ranked 6h when asked what is the easiest programming language to learn. Python can be used to pretty much make any sort of programming, and Basic was though to not be as readable. Python also has plenty of modules to use. I feel like Python would be

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