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Borland Turbo BASIC for me
I basically reached its limits that I moved on to the next powerful tool I had access: Turbo Pascal
The rest is history: Basic -> Pascal -> C -> VB -> Java -> Perl/PHP/Python ....

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Mine is Visual Basic,then ==> C Then ==> html ==> php ==> pascal ==> perl ==> c++ ===> c# ===> java ===>phython ===> mysql in oracle.

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I started with HTML then moved on to php. Between HTML & php I stared pearl & python. Now I'm doing C

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QBasic -> ASP/VB -> PHP

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Basic, Assembly, QBasic, Pascal, Delphi, Borland C++, Visual Basic, PReS, HTML/Javascript/Classic ASP,, Coldfusion,, Java...

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Programming languages :
BASIC, DOS / batch file language, Javascript, PHP
Third party software languages :
There are probably others but they were so short lived I can't find them listed!

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Basic and later Borland Delphi still currently use Embarcadero Technologies Delphi XE2.Borland does not exist anymore.......I also know my way around C++ builder but i dislike C++ (no not because it's a Microsoft language)

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Hmm, good question

1998 - Z80 Asm (Wanted to make Gameboy Games)
2002 - C++ (High School Computer Science)
2003 - Basic/VBasic
2004 - Python
2005 - PHP

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Originally Posted by viGeek View Post
Wow, I forgot all about QBasic . . . good stuff.

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My first language was Basic on an Apple IIGS. It was in my middle school computer room. I used to skip other classes to spend more time in there, lol. I still have some of my PrintShop print outs. Back then a color monitor and printer combo was considered cutting edge technology, :-)

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QBASIC, VB6, Perl, PHP, Java

You can almost tell someone's age by their language progression

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Originally Posted by Jamie Edwards View Post
BASIC, on a Vtech kid's toy in the 90s
It sounds like we got a similar start. I learned BASIC on one of these little single-line computers:

It didn't take me long to then discover GW-BASIC on my dad's computer, and QBasic on my uncle's computer, and I've been coding ever since.

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qbasic is the first lanuage I learned.
But I use PHP, javascript now for websites.

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Originally Posted by bqinternet View Post
It sounds like we got a similar start. I learned BASIC on one of these little single-line computers:

It didn't take me long to then discover GW-BASIC on my dad's computer, and QBasic on my uncle's computer, and I've been coding ever since.
WOW, that thing is cool. I never seen anything like it. Time to add that to my eBay hit list! Looks like fun :-) The tape drive reminds me of my old TRS-80.

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Started with HTML.


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