Post tagged: programming-langauges

Language Wars

"What language would you recommend to introduce programming to an audience of life science students at a bachelor level?"

(Originally published on BiocodersHub)

Following several lengthy and passionate discussions in different venues on what language to use for teaching bioinformatics, I've started cutting and pasting my reply. And here it is.


You'll get a lot of different opinions on this because:

  • It's a religious issue. That ...