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jeremy 01-07-2009 02:37 PM

Programming Language of the Year
 
A new poll last year, and one that was extremely close.

--jeremy

Cuetzpallin 01-07-2009 04:56 PM

Ajax count as a programming language?

taylor_venable 01-07-2009 10:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Cuetzpallin (Post 3400424)
Ajax count as a programming language?

No, it is a technique, not a language.

How about adding Scheme, or Objective Caml? Also, Lua is not an acronym, it's just a name so it should contain only a single capital letter at the beginning.

jeremy 01-07-2009 10:14 PM

Poll update - thanks for the feedback.

--jeremy

indienick 01-09-2009 07:49 AM

Yay Lisp! :)

colucix 01-09-2009 08:11 AM

What about Fortran? Still very popular in scientific computing, waiting for the new revision "Fortran 2008".

sycamorex 01-09-2009 04:15 PM

What about LolPython:)?

mjjzf 01-10-2009 02:03 AM

Surely, this is the year of Python on the desktop.

archtoad6 01-10-2009 08:40 AM

Where's (g)awk?

jay73 01-11-2009 04:40 AM

Am I mistaken or has 2008 been a very calm year on the programming language front? I wonder whether it makes sense to take vote when things are pretty much the way they were last year.

divyashree 01-11-2009 12:19 PM

python recomended

richs-lxh 01-11-2009 07:36 PM

Ruby, All the goodness on Dreamlinux is Ruby based. Nelsongs the Dreamlinux head dev got me into Ruby, and I am no coder I might add (really, I have problems with php Lol!) and Ruby has had me pulling my hair out, then smiling then making me realise how amazing it is to code with Ruby. Ok, I am at the very basic script standard at the moment, but it is a wonderful language.

portamenteff 01-12-2009 03:38 PM

PHP

mariuz 01-13-2009 11:21 AM

Uhh no pascal ?

is on the top tiobe stats
http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/conte...pci/index.html

also i don't see javascript
it is now used everywhere even on server side
http://gluescript.sourceforge.net/

peixedragao 01-13-2009 06:28 PM

Tens of languages I've never heard of... And... NO PASCAL?? WTF!! .. can't vote! =(


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