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View Poll Results: Programming Language of the Year
I hope somebody votes for Ada. (But it won't be me!)
Yeah, had to learn Ada back in the early eighties when I was with the DoD, since it was kind of the *official* adopted language (and yet I never used it - Most things were done in COBOL anyway).
I picked C, because it's the basis for most things, but I most certainly would have chosen PL/I had it been in the list, because it's such a kewl language and the compiler runs on Linux too - It's not just for mainframes anymore
Picked up a copy of Learning Perl (Schwartz, Phoenix, d foy) in 2011, and became enamored with the language. Seems like the most appropriate vote for me, even though I used - and deeply appreciate - several languages on the list.
I'm a little surprised Bourne shell and awk are not available as poll choices.