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The best beginners language   [Edit]

Survey period: 27 Nov 2000 to 3 Dec 2000

Which language would you recommend a beginner learn in order to get started in todays IT world?

OptionVotes% 
Visual Basic18728.42187 votes, 28.42%
C#345.1734 votes, 5.17%
C8212.4682 votes, 12.46%
C++20531.16205 votes, 31.16%
Java8112.3181 votes, 12.31%
VBScript / Javascript274.1027 votes, 4.10%
Other...426.3842 votes, 6.38%



 
GeneralSmallTalk - the best for newbies, then Prolog Pin
Dmitriy M. Reznitskiy1-Dec-00 3:36
memberDmitriy M. Reznitskiy1-Dec-00 3:36 
GeneralAssembler (might as well do it right) Pin
Roger Scudder29-Nov-00 16:08
memberRoger Scudder29-Nov-00 16:08 
GeneralMake mine Python Pin
Jonathan Gilligan28-Nov-00 16:33
memberJonathan Gilligan28-Nov-00 16:33 
GeneralRe: Make mine Python Pin
Michael Mickey Lauer30-Nov-00 8:26
memberMichael Mickey Lauer30-Nov-00 8:26 
GeneralWhy C++ is not a good choice. Pin
SciBoy27-Nov-00 22:14
memberSciBoy27-Nov-00 22:14 
GeneralRe: Why C++ is not a good choice. Pin
CodeGuy28-Nov-00 3:04
memberCodeGuy28-Nov-00 3:04 
GeneralHow much experience in IT do you have Pin
Norm Almond28-Nov-00 3:13
memberNorm Almond28-Nov-00 3:13 
GeneralRe: Why C++ is not a good choice. Pin
Asesino_Virtual28-Nov-00 10:36
memberAsesino_Virtual28-Nov-00 10:36 
GeneralIs this a troll, or just flame bait ? Pin
Christian Graus28-Nov-00 14:08
memberChristian Graus28-Nov-00 14:08 
GeneralWhy C++ is so scary? Pin
LeMehmet30-Nov-00 4:37
memberLeMehmet30-Nov-00 4:37 
GeneralRe: Why C++ is not a good choice. Pin
TSI30-Nov-00 10:54
memberTSI30-Nov-00 10:54 
GeneralRe: Why C++ is not a good choice. Pin
Joseph Dempsey1-Dec-00 7:33
memberJoseph Dempsey1-Dec-00 7:33 
GeneralRe: Why C++ is not a good choice. Pin
V Lakshmi Narasimhan1-Dec-00 18:27
memberV Lakshmi Narasimhan1-Dec-00 18:27 
GeneralNo Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
George27-Nov-00 5:42
memberGeorge27-Nov-00 5:42 
GeneralRe: No Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
John Simmons / outlaw programmer27-Nov-00 8:22
memberJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer27-Nov-00 8:22 
GeneralRe: No Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
Braulio28-Nov-00 2:28
memberBraulio28-Nov-00 2:28 
GeneralRe: No Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
Frank De prins28-Nov-00 2:50
memberFrank De prins28-Nov-00 2:50 
GeneralRe: No Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
Braulio28-Nov-00 2:59
memberBraulio28-Nov-00 2:59 
GeneralRe: No Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
John Simmons / outlaw programmer28-Nov-00 3:40
memberJohn Simmons / outlaw programmer28-Nov-00 3:40 
GeneralRe: No Pascal/Delphi ? Pin
Chris Maunder29-Nov-00 9:49
memberChris Maunder29-Nov-00 9:49 
GeneralI love C++ but... Pin
Oz Solomonovich27-Nov-00 3:45
memberOz Solomonovich27-Nov-00 3:45 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Anonymous27-Nov-00 8:20
memberAnonymous27-Nov-00 8:20 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Brian Heilman27-Nov-00 10:21
memberBrian Heilman27-Nov-00 10:21 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Oz Solomonovich27-Nov-00 10:57
memberOz Solomonovich27-Nov-00 10:57 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Brian Heilman27-Nov-00 12:00
memberBrian Heilman27-Nov-00 12:00 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Masoud Samimi27-Nov-00 12:28
memberMasoud Samimi27-Nov-00 12:28 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Norm Almond28-Nov-00 4:43
memberNorm Almond28-Nov-00 4:43 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Christian Graus28-Nov-00 14:15
memberChristian Graus28-Nov-00 14:15 
GeneralJust a quick answer... Pin
Abu30-Nov-00 23:20
memberAbu30-Nov-00 23:20 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
George28-Nov-00 6:44
memberGeorge28-Nov-00 6:44 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
VB *Retard*28-Nov-00 7:55
memberVB *Retard*28-Nov-00 7:55 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Anonymous29-Nov-00 18:20
memberAnonymous29-Nov-00 18:20 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Brian Heilman1-Dec-00 5:55
memberBrian Heilman1-Dec-00 5:55 
GeneralRe: I love C++ but... Pin
Anonymous coward28-Nov-00 8:15
memberAnonymous coward28-Nov-00 8:15 
GeneralLow Votes for C#? Pin
Norm Almond26-Nov-00 23:03
memberNorm Almond26-Nov-00 23:03 
GeneralRe: Low Votes for C#? Pin
Colin Davies26-Nov-00 23:39
memberColin Davies26-Nov-00 23:39 
GeneralRe: Low Votes for C#? Pin
Gennady Oster27-Nov-00 0:03
memberGennady Oster27-Nov-00 0:03 
GeneralRe: Low Votes for C#? Pin
Craven Coward27-Nov-00 14:38
memberCraven Coward27-Nov-00 14:38 
GeneralRe: Low Votes for C#? Pin
Gennady Oster27-Nov-00 22:19
memberGennady Oster27-Nov-00 22:19 
GeneralRe: of course Low Votes for C#? Pin
Chris Losinger29-Nov-00 10:35
memberChris Losinger29-Nov-00 10:35 

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