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What was the first programming language you learned ?

Bank of America blacKnight
Jan 10

Hello blinders..

Which and when did you learn your first programming language?

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  • Amazon / Eng
    futurecop

    AmazonEng

    BIO
    Cool
    futurecopmore
    Why don’t we have python?
    Jan 107
    • Microsoft Googler!
      Not so many people are young enough to learn Python as their 1st language, I guess
      Jan 10
    • Microsoft curioususr
      It's kinda 20-something years old, grandpa
      Jan 10
    • Amazon what¿
      It may be 20, but not many people were using it back then. It has become extremely popular now, but wasn't the case going back just 10 years
      Jan 10
    • Amazon what¿
      Jan 10
    • Microsoft curioususr
      Yeah, stackoverflow and indeed definitely existed back then!
      Jan 10
    • Amazon what¿
      This last graph above shows only a year and a half years of being the most popular language in questions asked. OPs question is about your first language
      Jan 10
    • Bootcamp reps
      Jan 11
  • Facebook / MktgL7BP
    SQL
    Jan 108
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      That’s a Query Language not a programming language. Go back to datamining soccermoms.
      Jan 10
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      @Product if we are to be real precise about it, SQL is a standard. Many vendors provide SQL implementations. You could write any sort of computation - declarative or procedural using different flavors of SQL.
      Jan 10
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Struuuuuctured QUEEERRY LANGUAGE. I think everyone at Facebook thinks that ‘SELECT * FROM unsuspecting_userbase’ is programming
      Jan 10
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      Have you given stores procedures a try ?
      Jan 10
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Yes. Its not a programming language. The acronym literally says Query Language.
      Jan 10
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Just like Javascript is a scripting language, not a programming language.
      Jan 10
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      Got it :) Happy trolling
      Jan 10
    • Obv comment OP is from marketing at Facebook, hence this noob statement.
      Jan 11
  • Netflix FoofooMoo
    PHP
    Jan 102
  • Datometry / EngLangEr
    LOGO . Where is LOGO? The LOGO turtle is awesome!
    Jan 100
  • New
    JaneMcPop

    New

    PRE
    Harvard Business Publishing, Dick's Sporting Goods
    BIO
    sex on the beach
    JaneMcPopmore
    Scratch
    Jan 109
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      Is it that visual programming language where you drag and drop constructs ?
      Jan 10
    • New
      JaneMcPop

      New

      PRE
      Harvard Business Publishing, Dick's Sporting Goods
      BIO
      sex on the beach
      JaneMcPopmore
      Yes, from MIT
      Jan 10
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      It‘ a a very good choice for a first language. I saw some kids using it few months ago. Makes me wish I had a visual programming language before learning BASIC.
      Jan 10
    • Tableau Zero Cool
      Are you like 12?
      Jan 10
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      Who me ? Why do you say that ?
      Jan 10
    • Tableau Zero Cool
      No, the kid who learnt using Scratch. If you started with Basic you are probably 200. Kidding ;)
      Jan 10
    • Yeah I was born after Y2K, I also go to MIT now
      Jan 10
    • Tableau Zero Cool
      Awesome place to be, enjoy!
      Jan 11
    • Well, I started from Scratch, now we here
      Jan 11
  • Tableau Zero Cool
    Smalltalk
    Jan 106
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Really?
      Jan 10
    • New
      JaneMcPop

      New

      PRE
      Harvard Business Publishing, Dick's Sporting Goods
      BIO
      sex on the beach
      JaneMcPopmore
      Are you taking about your social skills?
      Jan 10
    • Tableau Zero Cool
      No, just kidding. I would've majored in arts if I started like that.
      But it was my first OOP language, and I think it is awesome. Fucking Java kids these days
      Jan 10
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Java does the needful tho
      Jan 10
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Also dope username
      Jan 10
    • Tableau Zero Cool
      I think it is a good language to work, but not a great option to teach out concepts and perspectives.
      Jan 10
  • Microsoft ИN
    Pascal: still remember those begin/end.
    Jan 102
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      I still use a lot of begin and end everyday in SQL. Pascal was a pain. Especially when you had to declare all the variables before starting to use anything.
      Jan 10
    • Microsoft ИN
      Yes 🙂 luckily for me, it was just a part of my programming class at highschool, and I never had to work with it on a big project.
      Jan 10
  • Microsoft helperfunc
    Who are all these gangstas that learnt C before Basic?
    Jan 101
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    • Bank of America blacKnight
      OP
      Now this is really trolling 😜
      Jan 10
    • Microsoft Googler!
      Yeap, and it’s the most powerful language called ‘English’ :-)
      Jan 10
    • Amazon what¿
      4 for a programming language is 😎
      4 for first spoken language.... Just stick to leetcoding
      Jan 10
    • Definitely not a programming language
      Jan 11
  • Microsoft Googler!
    Hell, where are LISP, ALGOL, ADA, Tcl, and Perl?
    Jan 102
    • Facebook / EnggJJA84
      Ya lisp + SICP for me
      Jan 10
    • Apple WPUV58
      Sorry, fuck Tcl.
      Jan 11
  • New / Product
    llluminati

    NewProduct

    BIO
    I make stuff and I’m super into it.
    llluminatimore
    Where the fuck is perl
    Jan 102
    • The Trade Desk adsadsads
      Jan 11
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Ironically I actually learned Perl because I know who did XKCD and I asked him how to code a website.
      Jan 11
  • Microsoft / Engbabaisyou
    ASM
    Jan 100
  • Google / EngYFvq18
    Scheme (dialect of LISP)
    Jan 112
    • EagleView Technologies / R&D
      klokov

      EagleView TechnologiesR&D

      BIO
      C++17 greater than the rest
      klokovmore
      MIT grad or did you read SICP?
      Jan 11
    • Google / EngYFvq18
      MIT
      Jan 12
  • Microsoft xij
    Turtle
    Jan 101
    • Datometry / EngLangEr
      You mean Logo ?
      Jan 10
  • Amazon Melgizecci
    LOGO
    Jan 110
  • Amazon / Eng工口
    Dos batch, age 12
    Jan 112
    • Apple WPUV58
      Not QBasic or GWBasic, brah?
      Jan 11
    • Amazon / Eng工口
      Never learned them
      Jan 12
  • Meggitt / Enganon10101
    Actual first I think Visual Basic or Php and JavaScript. What followed in college was Java, X86 Asm, bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, Sql.

    Pretty much in that order.
    Jan 111
    • Bank of America blacKnight
      OP
      Mostly I see the older the fox the older the programming language.. like I my self learned BASIC first and then C, VB, and finally happily married to Java with having relationships with. Oracle 😜
      Jan 11
  • Adobe warabi
    JavaScript
    Jan 101
    • New / Product
      llluminati

      NewProduct

      BIO
      I make stuff and I’m super into it.
      llluminatimore
      Not a programming language
      Jan 11
  • Oracle 🔴vs🔷
    Where is Matlab?
    Jan 110
  • SpaceX uevh5
    Basic for Apple ][ at the age of 10. Now get of my lawn!
    Jan 110
  • Gusto sudo sudo
    Java, age 15
    Jan 110
  • Amazon / EngprobHighRN
    python all the way
    Jan 100
  • Amazon / Engnutboy39
    MATLAB, then C
    Jan 100
  • New
    nfs

    New

    PRE
    Booking.com
    nfsmore
    Batch?
    Jan 110
  • Google TC TC TC
    ASM
    Jan 100
  • Tableau Zero Cool
    Bash
    Jan 100

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