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View Poll Results: Programming Language of the Year
PHP 116 13.43%
Perl 73 8.45%
Python 226 26.16%
Ruby 46 5.32%
C 115 13.31%
C++ 129 14.93%
Java 106 12.27%
Lisp 9 1.04%
Erlang 4 0.46%
Smalltalk 1 0.12%
Haskell 11 1.27%
C# 19 2.20%
Lua 4 0.46%
COBOL 3 0.35%
Scheme 2 0.23%
OCaml 0 0%
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:22 AM   #31
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Old 01-15-2009, 10:00 AM   #32
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Ada95 is missing and yet it is part of the GCC compiler collection.
Old 01-15-2009, 11:08 AM   #33
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Groovy is a lot of fun!
Old 01-15-2009, 11:44 AM   #34
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I love Java, JSP, JavaBeans...
Old 01-15-2009, 12:04 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by linker_85 View Post
I love Java, JSP, JavaBeans...
Then you will adore Grails, Groovy and GSP. Try it!
Old 01-15-2009, 12:16 PM   #36
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PHP got my vote. Course if I could vote twice I would give the other to perl.
Old 01-15-2009, 04:27 PM   #37
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Python...too awesome to be left out of any distro!
Old 01-15-2009, 04:33 PM   #38
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People still use COBOL?
Old 01-15-2009, 04:52 PM   #39
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Once a Java junkie always a Java junkie :P
Old 01-15-2009, 05:08 PM   #40
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No single thing like...mostly:

C for Linux Kernel & Embedded (ARM & other MCUs) stuff
C++ Telecom/OSS
Java - mostly J2ME (Mobile Apps, say on Symbian), Comm API, Embedded etc. I do use Swing whenever it's possible (seamless Design).
Old 01-15-2009, 07:04 PM   #41
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C++: C and then some!
Old 01-15-2009, 10:55 PM   #42
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I would say C/C++.

Knowing any of this languages makes learning the others more easy.

Also the Linux kernel,and a major part of the Linux programs and utilities are coded in C
Old 01-16-2009, 01:35 AM   #43
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it already made a difference in Linux
Old 01-17-2009, 09:40 AM   #44
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Can't vote since groovy hasn't been added
Old 01-17-2009, 08:38 PM   #45
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Where is Pascal/Object Pascal ?. Delphi/Lazarus/Kylix still is the best language/Developement Environment.

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