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This article is a few months old but I don't think things have changed much since then.
1 posted on 05/05/2012 10:25:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 05/05/2012 10:26:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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What? No ADA??


3 posted on 05/05/2012 10:28:09 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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Java #1—instead of C++ or Obejctive-C? No HTML/CSS? No Ruby?

Yeah, this is a pretty silly list.


4 posted on 05/05/2012 10:29:40 AM PDT by Terpfen (Any candidate is better than Obama. Any.)
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To: SeekAndFind

What happened to Fortran and COBOL? They were a b*tch, back when I was drinking too much. LOL.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 10:30:45 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: SeekAndFind

bfl


8 posted on 05/05/2012 10:36:21 AM PDT by Ragnar54 (Obama replaced Osama as America's worst enemy)
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What about the languages I know? And I’m still working.

Fortran
RPG
Cobol
Basic

Believe it or not, I still support programs in RPG running on IBM’s AS400 SSP operating system.


11 posted on 05/05/2012 10:42:55 AM PDT by BaylorDad (I can't always buy American, but when I can, it's not UAW!)
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I have mad skills in five of these languages. How ‘bout you, Laz? I know you have mad skills.


12 posted on 05/05/2012 10:44:10 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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I’ve always echoed the words of the great Steve Ciarcia:

“My favorite programming language is SOLDER”


14 posted on 05/05/2012 10:46:00 AM PDT by bigbob
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Strangely absent (to me, at least) from any consideration is Windows Powershell.


16 posted on 05/05/2012 10:50:46 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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I used to know quite a bit of that stuff. And back when my ISP had Unix shell accounts, I used to play around with that stuff (and the vi editor, too).

But now I'm an Algebra teacher and I don't have anything to program that would allow me to practice any of that stuff. Oh, well.

17 posted on 05/05/2012 10:51:04 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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The list was already made in the ground breaking Bally/Midway arcade game TRON:

Eachlevel was a different programming language. Here is the RPG level:


18 posted on 05/05/2012 10:53:45 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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And then there are those of us who still remember and treasure the old DOS commands. I still have one very, very old computer which contains one very, very old program that I still use on occasion when I get tired of fighting with everything else.


19 posted on 05/05/2012 10:54:05 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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This article is slanted towards Application development and Web programming. Lots of Systems administrators are using Perl and other scripting languages to solve problems every day.

In fact on Dice the number of Jobs for Per greatly exceeds PHP or Python.


20 posted on 05/05/2012 10:54:21 AM PDT by desertfreedom765
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COBOL, FORTRAN, PL/1, ASM, APL, SQL, JCL, Nomad2, Focus. The dead languages? APL even had its own character set and required a special keyboard.

-PJ

24 posted on 05/05/2012 10:58:25 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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Where’s the JCL (Job Control Language). Used that for many years on Large IBM Main frames.

Started on PAL and SAL in the USAF on Univac 1050-II, early ‘70s. I’ve outlived all my Girlfriends and Languages, how unfortunate........


27 posted on 05/05/2012 11:00:03 AM PDT by corbe (mystified)
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I feel the need to put in a word for IBM assembler, in which were written the core platforms that still run the world’s economic systems (Z/OS, CICS, IMS, DB2, etc.).


30 posted on 05/05/2012 11:02:20 AM PDT by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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Oldie but still a goodie...
Jack was a COBOL programmer in the mid to late 1990s. After years of being taken for granted and treated as a technological dinosaur by all the Client/Server programmers, PC repair technicians and website developers, he was finally getting some respect. He’d become a private consultant specializing in Year 2000 conversions.

Several years of this relentless, mind-numbing work had taken its toll on Jack. He began having anxiety dreams about the Year 2000. All he could think about was how he could avoid the year 2000 and all that came with it.

Jack decided to contact a company that specialized in cryogenics. He made a deal to have himself frozen until March 15th, 2000. The next thing he would know is he’d wake up in the year 2000; after the New Year celebrations and computer debacles; after the leap day. Nothing else to worry about except getting on with his life.

He was put into his cryogenic receptacle, the technicians set the revive date, he was given injections to slow his heartbeat to a bare minimum, and that was that.

The next thing that Jack saw was an enormous and very modern room filled with excited people. They were all shouting “I can’t believe it!” and “It’s a miracle” and “He’s alive!”. There were cameras (unlike any he’d ever seen) and equipment that looked like it came out of a science fiction movie.

Someone who was obviously a spokesperson for the group stepped forward. Jack couldn’t contain his enthusiasm. “Is it over?” he asked. “Is the year 2000 already here? Are all the millennial parties and promotions and crises all over and done with?”

The spokesman explained that there had been a problem with the programming of the timer on Jack’s cryogenic receptacle, it hadn’t been year 2000 compliant. It was actually eight thousand years later, not the year 2000. Technology had advanced to such a degree that everyone had virtual reality interfaces which allowed them to contact anyone else on the planet.

“That sounds terrific,” said Jack. “But I’m curious. Why is everybody so interested in me?”

“Well,” said the spokesman. “The year 10000 is just around the corner, and it says in your files that you know COBOL”.

33 posted on 05/05/2012 11:07:14 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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If a programmer doesn’t know c, they’re not a programmer.

And what the hell does this mean? “...since most languages that were popular 10 years ago are not as viable as they are now.”


38 posted on 05/05/2012 11:18:41 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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Objective C has no place on this list. It’s not a language at all. It is simply a precompiler for C. It’s kludgy and stupid. I don’t like the stupid [] crap.


41 posted on 05/05/2012 11:23:02 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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11. Databus.


44 posted on 05/05/2012 11:27:35 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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