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Your first programming language?

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  1. Brian

    Brian New Member

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    My first language was BASIC, and I remember coding in elementary school on an Apple II and a TI calculator.

    Yes, I'm getting old :cool:

    Since then I've learned many languages including Java, C#, Ruby, and Python.
     
  2. Bernd

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    Well, the first programming language I tried to learn was Python, but I didn't get very far with that. The first language I think I really learned to a reasonable degree of proficiency is C, and I've been enjoying it a lot.

    C is pretty enlightening to use, and tends to make simple problems more satisfying when you solve them from scratch.
     
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    The first programming language I learned was Ada. I learned it as my first programming subject in college, as a Telecommunication Engineering student. I had totally no idea what it was about, and I felt quite disappointed as no one else seemed to know about this language. I was hoping to learn a language which is more popular, such as C or Java at that time. A friend told me he heard of the name "Ada" from an article about history of programming.

    I was glad I finally learned C, C++ and Java in later semesters which I think they are still helpful to me until today. Perhaps Ada has set a good foundation for me to learn programming, but I would prefer to learn C or Java as my first programming language as Ada was too difficult for me to understand as the first language.
     
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    My first programming langange was GML (Game Maker Language) when was 11 :) And now at the universi
     
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    I've learnt VB .Net as my first programming language, I heard about it from my school books, then I started to learn other programming languages as well such as C++, Java and Python. It became easier to learn programming languages once you get the programming logic, all you have to do is to study, and learn the syntax and you're all setup. I know couple of programming languages ranging from web applications development, to cross-platform application development.
     
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    My first programming language is C language. When my teacher first taught me C language, then I did not understand anything. I did not even understand that what is its work. After that I read it in a lot of detail. Then somewhere I came to understand something. After that I started having a lot of fun in programming. And now I teach the C language to others. Many languages came after C language, but C language is still very fast. Even today, the C language is used in microprocessors. Therefore C language is the mother of all programming languages.
     
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    Hello my friends.
    My first programming language was C.And the question was:"Find the sum of 2 numbers with different methods?".
    It looks crazy ,right ?
     
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    If making complicated formats for Microsoft Excel spreadsheets don't count, then my first would be HTML. I was just trying to make my blog do what I want. Unfortunately, I mostly failed at doing it. Got it right once or twice and I find myself quite enjoying it. So I can only imagine the frustration of it to the people who do it for a living.
     
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    The first programming language that I learnt was Visual Basic and Java. This was around 7 or 8 years ago in my first couple years of college. I found that I no longer have any use of what I learned in the Visual Basic course, but I have been able to apply my knowledge of Java a lot in my career. In my college years, I also learned other languages, such as C++, C, Objective C, C#, Perl, Ruby, Scala, Python, SQL, to name a few. All of these have enabled me to find and create a great career path for myself.
     
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    I started with C & Pascal at the same time.. I later came to realize these are the most profound languages of programming to start with, -I guess I was lucky.. Then i went for Java, C++, VB, and still progressing on Python at the moment.. Coding is in my veins
     
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    Mine was Java when I was in school. We had no option but to learn it and believe me I am so grateful to the schooling faculties for including this subject into our curriculum because it has helped me do better in the branch I currently study in which being Computer Science and Engineering.

    Although learning Java at the very start was a bit difficult but the basics of the language that is the syntax, runtime and the way the processing of a program by a compiler takes place was very clear after the course ended which indeed helped me switch to different languages easily.

    Currently we have C and C++ in our syllabus and I don't find it difficult to write codes in C, all thanks to Java.
     
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    My first programming language is c programming language. My respected teacher first off all introduced with this language. And after learning this my confidence increases and logic is cleared. Now a days, I know most of the programming language like c,c++,java,php,javascript. And my over all experience says all the language teach us one thing that is how we think.
     

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