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Old 12-04-2015, 05:20 PM   #1
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LXer: How old were you when you started learning how to program?


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As Al Sweigart explains in his article I am already a zygote. Is it too late for me to learn to program?, you're never too old to learn how to program. And we should think twice before being intimidated by folks who say they were programming before they started walking—that doesn't mean they were writing good code.read more

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I enjoyed that and, for the record, I wrote my first programs when I was around 7 with my most memorable being a simple one along the line of:
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10 PRINT AT 10,40 "(C) Sinclair Research Corporation"
20 GOTO 10
I completely agree with the article -- my most recent "code" is a short script calling rtl_fm with various preselected parameters. By some people's reckoning I should be producing OSs by now.
 
  


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