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Zeeshan
06-11-2002, 07:59 AM
Which was your first programming language ?

Mine was FoxPro 2.6 for Windows + QBasic (almost learnt them at the same time)

mike_k
06-11-2002, 09:55 AM
BASIC on the Tandy!

DISGUISED
06-11-2002, 10:24 AM
QBASIC + COBOL at about the same time as well.

Shiro
06-11-2002, 11:38 AM
My first PC ran MS-DOS as OS and I've learnt QBasic on it. Almost at the same time a friend of mine taught me Pascal.

MethodMan
06-11-2002, 11:46 AM
My first programming language was technically Turing, but nobody knows what that is, so I voted for Java. After that I learned C, and now I am beginning C++.

Vicious
06-11-2002, 11:56 AM
well... i guess you would say QB. The largest program i made in QB was a stinkin cash register :p.

hk_mp5kpdw
06-11-2002, 12:27 PM
BASIC on the Apple IIE in our high school's computer lab for one semester my sophmore year. Then Pascal on the same computers the very next school year.

golfinguy4
06-11-2002, 12:29 PM
Calculator basic, if that even counts. If not, c++.

ygfperson
06-11-2002, 01:01 PM
Originally posted by mike_k
BASIC on the Tandy! same here

Zewu
06-11-2002, 01:13 PM
It just makes me sick when some people call themselves "programmers", when they just know a tiny bit of HTML!

DavidP
06-11-2002, 03:03 PM
Logo! Go Logo! Yeah! Woo! Logo!

RobR
06-11-2002, 03:07 PM
Fortran on a DEC. You wrote your proggy, and handed it to a punch operator, then picked up your stack of punch cards next day. IDE was what we used to do when we didn't want anybody to find us!!!!!!!

Vicious
06-11-2002, 03:09 PM
lol, it took me a min but i just go that... ide... blahaha :D

whistlenm1
06-11-2002, 03:14 PM
assembly through -debug and later a86 d86, I can still remember the pain of it all but worth it.
:p

Prelude
06-11-2002, 04:51 PM
COBOL...and I seem to be the only one so far :p

-Prelude

DavidP
06-11-2002, 05:17 PM
i hate it when people talk about BASIC, Visual Basic, QBASIC, FirstBasic, PowerBasic, etc. as being diff. languages...they are all BASIC compilers....the language is BASIC....not anything else...

Klinerr1
06-11-2002, 08:26 PM
ye strue all those are jsut BASIC but you must learn to do each kind of language differentyl even thoug each uses "BASIC". like Macromedia Flash and Javascript are pretty much the same, but just becuas eoyu know Aciton script doesnt mean you know Javascript vice versa. so they still can be different languages.

Klinerr1
06-11-2002, 08:27 PM
excuse my typos

d00b
06-11-2002, 10:00 PM
Originally posted by DavidP
i hate it when people talk about BASIC, Visual Basic, QBASIC, FirstBasic, PowerBasic, etc. as being diff. languages...they are all BASIC compilers....the language is BASIC....not anything else...
How 'bout GWBASIC? :D

ihsir
06-11-2002, 11:24 PM
LOGO OWNZ C++ :D :D

Cosmic Diva
06-11-2002, 11:28 PM
I also learned BASIC on Tandy

Scourfish
06-12-2002, 12:00 AM
When I was like a few weeks old, I would manipulate, almost "program" in a sense, my parents to give me food by crying.

lightatdawn
06-12-2002, 12:23 AM
i hate it when people talk about BASIC, Visual Basic, QBASIC, FirstBasic, PowerBasic, etc. as being diff. languages...they are all BASIC compilers....the language is BASIC....not anything else...

In most instances of Compiler vs language I would side with you. But BASIC went through so many changes with each new release of a scripter that it was practically a new language. Its was like C and C++. GWBasic scripts would run on a QBasic scripter but not vise versa. QBasic on a QuickBasic etc. And so it went on down the line. They were different (though I hate them all equally ;)).

Lanuguages? Order of: BASIC ( ;) ), Pascal, C++, Assembler.

face_master
06-12-2002, 04:36 AM
I learned C++ first ;)

Fordy
06-12-2002, 06:16 AM
Originally posted by Scourfish
When I was like a few weeks old, I would manipulate, almost "program" in a sense, my parents to give me food by crying.

:p

My first little try at programming was through QBasic........The power of which made me want to go to sleep......

Aran
06-13-2002, 01:59 PM
power to PASCAL!

it was the first langauge i learned before moving onto C++, PHP, and Java.

Pendragon
06-13-2002, 05:55 PM
I started off with C++. :)