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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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What languages do you guys code in? As for me: BASIC, JB(Just Basic), RB (RunBasic), VB (Visual Basic), COBOL, FoxPro, Liberty Basic (LB), Python, C#, C, C++ and Java. That was compiler and IDE based. As for web: HTML (no duh!), CSS (no duh x2! (not factorial)), PHP, ASP.net, JS, Ajax and Flash. I am fluent in most so...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That is a lot! I am impressed.

Why not list Java in the web-oriented languages. The primary use of Java today is in making web applets, after all...

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Why thank-you. I don't use Java to make applets so...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Uh-huh. What do you use it for, then?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Just developing simple programs. I mainly program websites nowadays so...

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Also, it is nt a very impressive list. Most languages (the BASICs) are very similar. Along with that, I don't seem to remember all the functions and occasionally have to look at the help file for the more complicated built-in functions. By the way, what languages do you program in?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Bobbym, what languages do you code in?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I only code in two now but when I was younger I programmed in all Basics, Assembly, Forth, Lisp, Mathematica, Maple, C++...

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**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Which two? And woah?! Assembly? Learn machine.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Mathematica which has features of Prolog, Lisp and others. Maple too.

Yes, for programming nothing beats assembly language. The actual machine instructions.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Learn JustBasic. It is exceptionaly easy. And I meant to learn Machine Code. It beats Assembly.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is no difference between machine code and assembly. No one in their right mind would ever code in straight machine. Instead we use assembly.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Other than the first developers. And I don't like Mathematica as you have to pay after the trial is over. I heard 8 just came out though.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Mathematica combines programming with mathematics. The effect is dazzling. There are freeware alternatives that are its equal.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Really? Have the link?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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There is Geogebra and Sage.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Any non-Java Runtime required languaes?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

For what? To download? To learn?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Learn. I want to adapt to a new language, rather the the usual web programming and developing C++ programs.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hard to beat C++ for general programming. It is fast!

To go to a new language you would need a reason to do so, wouldn't you?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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What other reason to learn than to learn? Frankly, C++ it complex and gradually uninteresting.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Get deeper into python is one idea.

Sage, which is used by gAr is python based and as powerful as Maple or Mathematica. But you need to be running Linux.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I like Python. And Ruby.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I never tried Ruby or Perl except to learn regular expressions for other programs.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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If you are bored by C++ you can try J, or some of the esoteric programming languages (Brainf*ck, Whitespace, Shakespeare,...).

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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