View Poll Results: How old are you?

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  • Below 13

    3 5.08%
  • 13 - 17

    30 50.85%
  • 18 - 23

    17 28.81%
  • 24 - 30

    5 8.47%
  • 30 - 50

    3 5.08%
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    1 1.69%

How old are you, and when did you learn programming.

This is a discussion on How old are you, and when did you learn programming. within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; Yes, then your kid will grow up to hate programming. *tears well up in eyes* h-h-h-h-hate programming? SATAN! *jumps out ...

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    Shadow12345
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    Yes, then your kid will grow up to hate programming.
    *tears well up in eyes*
    h-h-h-h-hate programming?

    SATAN!

    *jumps out window*

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    Just a Member ammar's Avatar
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    Shadow12345,
    This post is not to compare ourselfs to others, but I wanted know how old were you when you first started programming?

    Eibro,
    I mean that you should give him the opportunity to learn( inroducing him to programming) so that if likes it, he can start early.
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    shadow: echo ammar - I think the purpose of this was just to get an idea of how much experience is here.

    I'm 21 - I started programming in Pascal when I was 15, did some VB when I was 16, and since I've been in college I've been focusing more on embedded programs than apps for most people. We've been taking classes in 68HC11 and 68332 ASM, C for the 68HC11, plus Java and UNIX C.

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    I'm 15, started seriously programing in September of 2001 (not in school, it just happens that I started in Spetember). I learnt HTML when I was like 9, and did some logo in 3rd grade, but I don't count HTML, and the logo never lead anywhere (because I couldn't get the program at home) so I don't count them.

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    I am 18 .Started programming in C4 months ago and still programming in C , learnd a bit of Assembly, C++ and java(BTW java sucks*yuck*) too.I am interested in Socket programming.
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    Well I realize this wasn't meant for this post to have people compare themselves, but it's not like you frequently see posts saying "Who has the most programming skills? Lets get into petty fights arguing over who is the uber programmer!"

    I was just saying i don't want anyone saying stuff like "Oh I started programming the day I was born and I learned C++ in 21 minutes and i'm the best one here"

    It was meant as a harmless post, honest!

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    I'm just waiting for Salem to post here.
    Code:
    bool fun(bool value)
    {
        return std::pow(std::exp(1), std::complex<float>(0, 1) 
        * std::complex<float>(std::atan(1)*(1 << (value + 2))))
        .real() > 0;
    }

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    wow, I didn't realize how many people there are on here who are under 18. I'm 18, and I started programming about 4 months ago. Unless you consider html a programming language, which most (including me) don't, then it was 4 years ago.
    "Yo"

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    I didn't mean like "OMG program or die"

    Just once a week maybe explain something to him about programming -- sorta like music lessons. Not all people who grow up taking piano lessons hate piano when they're older, and if they do, they still learned a lot from it.

    Programming isn't as different from that as people like to believe. It's creative and makes you think, just like art or music or writing.

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    started coding 1980ish
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    Shadow12345, you wouldn't punish your kids with programming, you'd reward them with programming lessons

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    Originally posted by face_master
    Shadow12345, you wouldn't punish your kids with programming, you'd reward them with programming lessons
    I like that
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    Originally posted by Shadow12345
    Well I realize this wasn't meant for this post to have people compare themselves, but it's not like you frequently see posts saying "Who has the most programming skills? Lets get into petty fights arguing over who is the uber programmer!"

    I was just saying i don't want anyone saying stuff like "Oh I started programming the day I was born and I learned C++ in 21 minutes and i'm the best one here"

    It was meant as a harmless post, honest!
    By the way, I think that it's not always, that the people who learned programming early are the best programmers, even if leared programming for a bout a year or two, you one can achive a very good level in programming.
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    Exactly. "ooohh I learnt BASIC when I was 12, it felt so cool making expert code like this:"
    Code:
    PRINT "Heres the numbers 1 to 10!"
    
    counter = 0
    WHILE counter < 10
    PRINT counter
    WEND

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    I'm 16 i started learning programming when i was ten.

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