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Default 02-22-2012, 11:19 AM

X basically answered the whole question, but just to add to it.

Alice 3 is definitely going to be a great improvement over Alice 2, in some ways it already is. The problem it has though, is that it s still in beta and is now under extremely slow development. This means it is lacking in some functionality, where Alice 2.2 is not, hence why people tend not to use 3 yet.

Alice 3 is a better introduction to Java than Alice 2, as it is better centralised around actual Java coding than Alice 2 is. That being said, 2 is still a perfect introduction to programming, many people have started using it and have went on to do much more advanced stuff.

He could try both and see which one he prefers, but that would require a lengthy download wait.


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