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Same here. The added benefit of there being a handful of really good resources to learn. The manual if my C64 pretty much taught me all the basics in a very approachable manner (I was 7 when I started).

Nowadays, there are so many resources (mostly low quality) that people waste too much time trying to decide or lesrning things wrong.




I had a similar experience with C64 and its User and Reference manuals at that age. I was thinking about that a couple of months back, and found that they're still out there as PDFs of the originals:

https://www.commodore.ca/commodore-manuals/


Ive been wanting to do something similar with Python. Time has been the issue.


Yeah, I started looking because I wanted to 'translate' it to a modern environment for my son. Just haven't had the time to sit down and do it yet.




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