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Re: Top 7 Programming Languages That Employers Really Want

On Fri 18 Oct 2019 at 23:22:37 (+0200), Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> Doug McGarrett wrote:
> > [...] and I learned to use BASIC.
> And ? Any recognizable damage left ? :o)
> > (This was in the days when we had
> > an acoustic modem and a Teletype machine, and the mainframe was
> > 1500 miles away!)
> I had a color tv and a VIC-20 on the couch table.
> > Later, I learned a "real" language, Pascal.
> Arghh. Get hot water ! Get some disinfectant ! Get some iodine !
> The only right way is to work down from a BASIC on ROM, which is said to
> have in part been coded by William Henry Gates III himself, to a self-made
> assembler, and then back to Rocky Mountain BASIC on HP desktops.

Ah, our annual nostalgia trip! I'll save some typing:



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