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Programming Languages

Programming Languages Sitwonade has used:

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QBasic
AppleSoft BASIC
Turbo Pascal
C
TI-BASIC
Python
C++
bash
Perl
Java
Ruby
sed
Lua
PHP
Bourne Shell
PowerScript
C#
XSLT
Erlang
LISP
XQuery
Javascript
AWK
Groovy
Scala
Scheme
1993–1999
Got my first computer. Windows 3.1.
1994–1999
We started using the Apple IIc computers at school.
1997–1999
My first formal programming class. Of course I won the programming competition at the end of the class. The prize was a Coca-Cola mouse pad that I still have somewhere.
1998–
Was introduced to the internet, saw the movie Hackers... I wanted to be a "hacker" and it seemed like learning C was the way to do it...
2000–2003
Wrote a quadratic equation solver because I couldn't memorize the damn formula. Then sold copies to the students who were actually just bad at math.
2000–
The magazines/website I was reading kept proclaiming it as the next big thing. It certainly seemed easier than C.
2001–
Started taking Computer Science classes in high school.
2001–
Started trying to seriously learn Linux, not just dick around with it.
2002–
2004–
2005–
Kept reading that it was the successor to Python. Quickly realized that wasn't the case.
2006–
2006–
This was picked as the official scripting language for the Neuros OSD (Open Source Device). Decided it would be a good idea to learn it... but never actually wrote any scripts for the OSD in Lua.
2007
After year of avoiding anything related to web design, got pulled in to a web app project and had to learn PHP to debug some code and write a bunch of new stuff.
2007–
2007 is when I learned Bourne Shell from BASH.
2008–
I was hoping this would be BASH for Windows. Boy was I disappointed.
2008–
2008–
Ken Holman's class opened my eyes to the world of declarative programming. My whole world view changed. The week I spent in Texas learning XSLT is when I became a REAL programmer.
2008–
I started looking into Functional programming (on Ken's recommendation) and Erlang was the first one I picked.
2009–
2009–
Learned this one from another one of Ken Holman's classes.
2009–
2009–
Took a formal UNIX/Linux class (after having used Linux for almost a decade). This was the only new thing I learned.
2009–
Started learning this for gig that never materialized. Seemed like pure win... until I compared the speed to some plain Java code. It's a good idea, but you sacrifice a lot of performance to get a little convenience.
2011–
A friend recommended I try it. When I finally did I fell in love.
2012–
Started studying MIT's SICP this summer.