What language to start?

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Postby Roach412 » Mon Dec 06, 2010 2:24 pm

i started with BASIC (as a kid), then a little C, moved to C++, VB...multiple iterations over, PL/SQL for years...some PL-I now rarely, same with Perl, Python, HTML, Flash...etc.

if you want to just get the most functional basic aspects of programming i would start with script languages. get used to basic fundamentals for variables and loops, logic checks...stuff like that.

then i would probably start with C# - it's like a lot of others, so what you learn in there is transferrable, plus it has a very wide user-base so you can ask for help in a lot of different places.

in my work i deal with reviewing a LOT of JAVA, UNIX scripting, PL/SQL, VB6 and VB.NET. similarly i do enough with C and C++. you'll still find a lot of the older languages in most shops.

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Postby acanais68 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:04 pm

j3ffry wrote:Thanks filecore and Ghen! Very informative reply.
Yeah it's really mind boggling where to start. I'm lost. Don't know where to start. But after reading your replies I'm seriously thinking of buying a c++ book and start from there. Maybe master it and from there, I would know (i hope) where to really concentrate.
Now what book do you usually guys start? like for dummies.
I know there are many books in the internet but i would prefer if it was coming from you guys who actually red it...

thanks!!! many thanks!!!!

But there are also online tutorials that are very effective you know. I prefer this to other media.

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Re: What language to start?

Postby Karlsweldt » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:29 am

Re posting from acanais68:
There was no URL link for 'assurances deces' in the original posting by j3ffry.
This is your first and only warning about active URL links to other sites or products.
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