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Pascal

Pascal has been traditionally used in many schools, colleges and universities in computer science classes to teach students the fundamentals of programming.

The great success of Pascal in the field of Computer Science Education results from its perfectly structured architecture forcing students to rigorously follow the rules of Structured Programming.

In the 1980's, the time period, in which spaghetti-code and 'GOTO-Statements' were discovered to be the source of all evil in programming[*] Pascal was cheerfully received as a medicine against the poison that had infiltrated the programming practices of that time.


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