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Programming Languages

Programming Languages dasil003 has used:

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AppleSoft BASIC
HyperTalk
bash
Javascript
C
PHP
Ruby
Haskell
1985–1988
My earliest programming experience. I typed in many a program from magazines.
1987–1990
Fun but I never did anything serious with it
1990–
I was 12 the first time I got on a Unix system (Solaris). A 16-year-old ubergeek friend taught us the basics. 20 years later I continue accumulating knowledge.
1994–
Incredible that I used this language in a cut-and-paste, trial-and-error fashion for over a decade before considering that maybe I should really learn how it worked. Much love to Douglas Crockford for showing the elegance of Javascript to the programming world.
1996–2003
C was how I cut my teeth on machine architecture and low-level programming. Since leaving school I've mostly done web and shell programming, but the lessons of C last a lifetime.
2000–2005
PHP made web programming easy, but it's limitations and lack of design eventually drove me out.
2003–
I first got into Ruby for sysadmin-type scripting largely because I always loved the _idea_ of Perl but never had the patience to learn it deeper. Once Rails hit the scene I discovered Ruby meta programming and haven't looked back.
2009–
I finally bought the Real World Haskell book and I'm working through it now. Pure functional programming is of great interest to me, especially since I spend my days working in Ruby which is in many ways the antithesis of Haskell.