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Programming Languages

Programming Languages dl has used:

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BASIC
C
LISP
AWK
LOGO
csh
Bourne Shell
sed
C++
Prolog
Pascal
Assembly
x86 Assembly
Tcl
Java
Perl
Forth
Python
Haskell
Javascript
PostScript
J
PHP
1980–1988
thanks, lawrence hall of science. later various TRS-80's for grades and last used ca. 1988 for controlling experimental apparati. I haven't had call to use it since, but that doesn't mean one never encounters the occasional animated corpse ... cf. http://augustss.blogspot.com/2009/02/is-haskell-fast-lets-do-simple.html
1981–
1981–1987
franz lisp
1982–
why use haskell to explore cs concepts when you can use one-liners?http://en.literateprograms.org/Factorial_(AWK) or even recreate the state of 1950's AI? http://en.literateprograms.org/Mind_reading_machine_(AWK)
1982
on ataris? i have dim memories of using paperclips in the joystick ports because there weren't enough to go around... a small tribute: http://en.literateprograms.org/Turtle_graphics_(JavaScript)
1982–1994
1982–
http://99-bottles-of-beer.net/language-bourne-shell-1088.html
1982–
http://en.literateprograms.org/Quicksort_%28Sed%29
1987–1998
started using with the CFront translator, later developed (one of) the first 32-bit C++ development environments -- for Windows 3.0, a 16-bit OS.
1988
1988–1993
as with basic, commercial considerations kept me using this long past my natural inclination. would like to try oberon, but never find the excuse.
1989–
1990–2007
useful for bringing python up on bare metal. cf http://en.literateprograms.org/Hello_World_(IBM_PC_bootstrap)
1994–1998
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1998–2005
2002–
saw a very early prototype when i went to visit moskvax!kremvax!chernenko
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2006–
2007–
2007–
(#~[:(0=>./)[:,/[:([:}.([:i.#)=[:|(]-"1{.))\.|:)(i.A.~[:i.!) 8
2009–
winchester mystery language