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Programming Languages

Programming Languages shywolf9982 has used:

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Turbo Pascal
VisualBasic
C
bash
LISP
Java
Prolog
PHP
Python
C#
Javascript
Groovy
Haskell
1995–1997
Did a few things with it in the first years of HS, where we had a mini-course on it during math (?) hours.
1996–2000
First language I started using "seriously" back when I had just started High School. A behemot, and probably ugly, but I don't remember much of it. I never realized it was "object-oriented".
1998–2005
Started using it in HS, we had 8hr/week of it (tech. class). As Linus says "it's not a real language, just a way to write semi-portable assembly". But is good at that.
1999–
The swiss army knife of the sysadmin. The fact you usually end up stabbing yourself is why there are so many openings for sysadmins :)
2002–2006
Started using it in University. Showed me how important interfaces (formal or not) are, and how good it is not to deal with pointers.
2002
Had to study it for a University exam. I thought it was very cool, as concept.
2002
Had to learn it for an exam at University (along with PROLOG and Ada). I failed the exam. The year after it was replaced by Python. I passed the exam. Good for configuring yer emacs, though.
2004–2009
The end year is more of a hope than a certainty: it's quite ubiquitous and sometimes it's simply impossible to avoid it.
2005–
I originally started using it to replace a set of utterly complex bash scripts. It grew to become my main language
2006–
I started using it heavily when I started with web developement. Took me a good two months to discover prototyping. Took me two years more to fully get it. I'm nowadays on decent terms with it, although I can't imagine doing a full blown application with it.
2006
I started using it to see how it was. Felt exactly like Java.
2009
I had to write, really quickly, a desktop app. Found griffon, which is a rails-like framework to write desktop JVM apps. I was productive immediately and I really liked it. Brought me and Java back on speaking terms.
2009–
Slowly trying to learn it. I love its closeness to math. Sadly, I don't have much time to dedicate to it.
A University exam had it among the languages you had to know to pass said exam. I have close to no memory of it: grey language.
Possibly the first language I ever used, when I was 11 or 12, at school. They made us write a program to calculate the area of a triangle.
Had to use it at University. I sometimes write useless routines in it just for fun (and to keep my mind fresh on what actually goes on "in the box").
Used on-and-off at times. I truly have serious problems coding in C++, but this space is too small for the rant that will follow :)