Parlez-vous Java? Sprechen Sie Python?

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At least four states — including Washington, home of Microsoft Corp. — have either passed or considered measures that would delight high school students who have trouble rolling their r’s. Rather than taking Spanish to satisfy their foreign language requirement, they could take a computer language.  Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-02/soon-students-may-learn-to-code-instead-of-taking-french-class

I often describe learning programming in terms of learning a foreign language. Perhaps computing should be moved within the language faculty 🙂

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