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Re: Favorite programming language, other than Perl:

by silent11 (Vicar)
on May 06, 2002 at 22:58 UTC ( #164479=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Favorite programming language, other than Perl:

I met a guy in high school ('94) that did QBASIC. I was really intrigued with the whole 'programming' thing at first. I dabbled in it for a month or two and gave up programming completely for basketball and girls. 6 years later a co-worker introduced me to perl and I fell in love with it! I've been programming in perl ever since. I could always follow VB, but I just didn't like it. So I'd have to say that second to perl is BASIC.

-Silent11


Comment on Re: Favorite programming language, other than Perl:
Re: Re: Favorite programming language, other than Perl:
by clintp (Curate) on May 07, 2002 at 17:07 UTC
    Fortunately for you BASIC has risen from the dead. It's now been ported to the Parrot runtime engine. And for you naysayers who think BASIC is all washed up, it's even more advanced than Perl 6!
    FeatureBASICPerl 6
    Easy to learn syntaxYes!Still Unknown
    Large base of existing softwareYes!Still Unknown
    SpeedFaster than Perl 6!Stationary
    RuntimeParrotStill unimplemented
    And much, much more.

    :)

Re: Re: Favorite programming language, other than Perl:
by Putzfrau (Beadle) on May 08, 2002 at 18:37 UTC
    Can anyone here say Gorrilla Basic?, ok then nibbles? :>

    "Your baudrate depends on the size of your pipe". -ALex Simonelis

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