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A possible MagPi Ada series?

On the 10/07/12 I emailed the editor at MagPi magazine to ask him if he would be interested in a new Ada series to introduce Ada to new Raspberry Pi owners, he seemed up for it, so I decided to give writing the first article. It took a few weeks to knock out and learn Scribus at the same time. Scribus is a pain to use as it's in development, but the guys on the IRC channel were helpful.

Anyway, even if it doesn't get published in MagPi, here's the first article as a PDF.

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Reply #2 on : Wed August 01, 2012, 11:27:20
Thanks.

I was hoping people would be able to work out from the ideas presented why it's better to use Ada than anything else.

Yup, doable.

Bugger, you're right, I'll get that edited and sent off again.
Simon Wright
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Reply #1 on : Wed August 01, 2012, 10:50:13
This is good stuff!
Perhaps a few words on _why_ people might want to use Ada?
In Listing 3, would it be possible to present "if Is_Defective" as the main approach and "if Is_Defective = True" in the notes? I see that the current approach makes it easier to talk about "=".
Wasn't it Ada's work on the _Analytical_ Engine that qualifies her? The Difference Engine was much less interesting!
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