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View Poll Results: Programming Language of the Year
PHP 136 13.78%
Perl 77 7.80%
Python 215 21.78%
Ruby 74 7.50%
Java 108 10.94%
C 138 13.98%
C++ 167 16.92%
Lisp 18 1.82%
Smalltalk 4 0.41%
erlang 4 0.41%
Haskell 17 1.72%
C# 25 2.53%
JavaFX Script 4 0.41%
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Old 01-03-2008, 09:00 PM   #16
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What do you mean? All you need to do is pick an option from the poll.
Yes I know. I saw the vote button. What I mean is, to restrict reply posts such as this one and the rest. All we can only do is just click the vote button. This will prevent things like "why my fav language is not in" or "I disagree with this language .." or "this language is better than that..." such comments. Also the poll should include all possible languages, therefore we eliminate the element of bias.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 12:54 AM   #17
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PASCAL, of course

Only one assignment operator! That really helps an old man like me remember stuff. My programmes also work with the next release of the compiler! If Linus would switch the kernel to Pascal, I could contribute more...
 
Old 01-04-2008, 09:58 AM   #18
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I use C++ and Qt for GUI. In 2008 I will try to learn Python or Ruby and maybe even Open. I'll see how much free time I get.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 10:13 AM   #19
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no fortran?
 
Old 01-04-2008, 12:29 PM   #20
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And C is how old now?
2 years younger than BASIC
 
Old 01-04-2008, 12:38 PM   #21
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C++ the greatest successor to king C since the invention of C
 
Old 01-04-2008, 02:55 PM   #22
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It does not have Basic in this poll?????????

I love Gambas. Long live the noble shrimp.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 04:01 PM   #23
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Gambas

Basic should be in this list. It is as much of a langauge as Java. I like Basic because of the Gambas editor.
 
Old 01-04-2008, 04:12 PM   #24
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I'm not a programmer...but I voted for PHP because all of our in house programmers told me to
 
Old 01-04-2008, 11:31 PM   #25
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Voting for Java if only because Sun finally decided to make it open source.
 
Old 01-05-2008, 02:37 AM   #26
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Where is asm? Nah, don't leave it out.
 
Old 01-05-2008, 03:06 AM   #27
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I'd like to give my vote to JavaFX Script https://openjfx.dev.java.net/index.html

That one was born in 2007 !
 
Old 01-05-2008, 03:24 AM   #28
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Wink

do you like to enjoy programming and software engineering.
just use JAVA.
 
Old 01-05-2008, 07:23 AM   #29
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Yeah, Fortran and pascal should be on there

Lazarus and FreePascal FTW.
 
Old 01-06-2008, 12:35 AM   #30
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[Common] Lisp!

Actually, I have to point out a small thing here: Lisp is no longer in existence - there's Scheme (which tries to stay as "pure" to the original Lisp as possible), Common Lisp (which follows a standard, but isn't as "pure" as Scheme - "pure" meaning "lean/small codebase"), and newLISP (which is some weird hybrid of Lisp and...something else).
 
  


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