July 03, 2016

Do Keep In Mind That This Chart is Two Years Old

The rest of us....are just old.

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I'm as old as C.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 10:33 PM | Comments (15) | Add Comment
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There are several languages I used professionally which aren't even on that list (e.g. PL/M). But I guess I'm not a complete dinosaur yet; I did more of my work in C than in any other language and apparently it isn't forgotten.


Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Sun Jul 3 23:22:26 2016 (+rSRq)

2 Lets call Shell either 1971 or 1972.  It'll be right after C.  

Posted by: BigFire at Sun Jul 3 23:33:28 2016 (pNmmq)

3 I don't see LabView there, either. It's easily the strangest language I ever used; the learning curve was really steep. That's because it's a dataflow language, not a procedural language. A program in Labview looks like a schematic.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Sun Jul 3 23:58:41 2016 (+rSRq)

4 I haven't ever heard of some of these... Ruby?  Scala?  Action Script?  R? 

Of course, I never got past Basic for both the C-64 and the TRS-80 line, so...

Posted by: Wonderduck at Mon Jul 4 00:29:23 2016 (Hdexn)

5 PHP, 18 years on and still tripping over pets and dumping the coffee on the rug.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Mon Jul 4 06:40:53 2016 (PiXy!)

6 Actionscript is the name of the programming language used to create SWF files. It looks a lot like C.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Mon Jul 4 11:39:42 2016 (+rSRq)

7 I've got a good friend who uses Ruby on Rails for his programming.

Posted by: Avatar_exADV at Mon Jul 4 14:54:58 2016 (v29Tn)

8 Rails is the only reason why Ruby even exists. It's a pest like PHP (although it's way ahead as a language). Of course now that I grabbed a foothold, it's gotten into places like Puppet. So we're going to be stuck with it for another 20 years.

Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at Mon Jul 4 19:50:12 2016 (XOPVE)

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