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What's stopping you learning a new programming language?

Survey period: 11 Jun 2012 to 18 Jun 2012

Learning a new language is a great way to become a better programmer, but a lot of us make excuses. What's yours? Or are you already a polyglot programmer?

OptionVotes% 
Nothing - I already know more than 3 programming languages.39138.18391 votes, 38.18%
Not enough time (either at work or in my spare time)35034.18350 votes, 34.18%
Not enough incentive. 10310.06103 votes, 10.06%
I simply haven't seen another language I want to learn959.2895 votes, 9.28%
Simply no desire to learn another language.514.9851 votes, 4.98%
Other343.3234 votes, 3.32%

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GeneralDon't find time to engage with the language itself Pin
VallarasuS12-Jun-12 21:12
memberVallarasuS12-Jun-12 21:12 
GeneralI know 9 languages. Pin
Vivic12-Jun-12 16:47
memberVivic12-Jun-12 16:47 
GeneralRe: I know 9 languages. Pin
Prasad_Kulkarni12-Jun-12 19:54
memberPrasad_Kulkarni12-Jun-12 19:54 
GeneralRe: I know 9 languages. Pin
Mohibur Rashid14-Jun-12 15:47
memberMohibur Rashid14-Jun-12 15:47 
GeneralIsn't 7 languages enough Pin
Frank Reidar Haugen12-Jun-12 10:18
memberFrank Reidar Haugen12-Jun-12 10:18 
GeneralRe: Isn't 7 languages enough Pin
Mohibur Rashid12-Jun-12 15:42
memberMohibur Rashid12-Jun-12 15:42 
GeneralRe: Isn't 7 languages enough Pin
Henning Dieterichs13-Jun-12 4:11
memberHenning Dieterichs13-Jun-12 4:11 
GeneralRe: Isn't 7 languages enough Pin
Mohibur Rashid14-Jun-12 15:46
memberMohibur Rashid14-Jun-12 15:46 
GeneralInvest in the language that will bring the biggest inventment Pin
R. Erasmus11-Jun-12 21:14
memberR. Erasmus11-Jun-12 21:14 
GeneralI want to learn but Pin
Mico Perez11-Jun-12 16:42
memberMico Perez11-Jun-12 16:42 
GeneralI don't want to learn Java! Pin
PIEBALDconsult11-Jun-12 16:14
memberPIEBALDconsult11-Jun-12 16:14 
GeneralRe: I don't want to learn Java! Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic12-Jun-12 4:30
memberNemanja Trifunovic12-Jun-12 4:30 
GeneralRe: I don't want to learn Java! Pin
Collin Jasnoch14-Jun-12 6:07
memberCollin Jasnoch14-Jun-12 6:07 
GeneralRe: I don't want to learn Java! Pin
xawari15-Jun-12 1:45
memberxawari15-Jun-12 1:45 
GeneralIf it pays, I will. It's all economics. Pin
devvvy11-Jun-12 15:01
memberdevvvy11-Jun-12 15:01 
GeneralThere is such a thing as not enough time. Pin
G A McHale11-Jun-12 13:37
memberG A McHale11-Jun-12 13:37 
General######## Jokes : Language ######## Pin
Leslie Nielsen11-Jun-12 8:45
memberLeslie Nielsen11-Jun-12 8:45 
GeneralRe: ######## Jokes : Language ######## Pin
radioman.lt11-Jun-12 9:31
memberradioman.lt11-Jun-12 9:31 
GeneralRe: ######## Jokes : Language ######## Pin
Rajeev Jayaram12-Jun-12 0:15
memberRajeev Jayaram12-Jun-12 0:15 
GeneralThe whole question is wrong. Pin
Tom Clement11-Jun-12 8:22
mentorTom Clement11-Jun-12 8:22 
GeneralRe: The whole question is wrong. Pin
radioman.lt11-Jun-12 9:28
memberradioman.lt11-Jun-12 9:28 
GeneralRe: The whole question is wrong. Pin
Marc Clifton12-Jun-12 14:53
protectorMarc Clifton12-Jun-12 14:53 
GeneralRe: The whole question is wrong. Pin
Tom Clement12-Jun-12 15:59
mentorTom Clement12-Jun-12 15:59 
GeneralRe: The whole question is wrong. Pin
Greg Russell13-Jun-12 22:22
memberGreg Russell13-Jun-12 22:22 
GeneralRe: The whole question is wrong. Pin
Joshi, Rushikesh13-Jun-12 6:52
memberJoshi, Rushikesh13-Jun-12 6:52 
General"More than 3" is kind of a low bar Pin
lewax0011-Jun-12 7:23
memberlewax0011-Jun-12 7:23 
GeneralRe: "More than 3" is kind of a low bar Pin
Amol_B12-Jun-12 1:13
memberAmol_B12-Jun-12 1:13 
GeneralI already know several laguages Pin
Zac Greve11-Jun-12 4:55
memberZac Greve11-Jun-12 4:55 
GeneralRe: I already know several laguages Pin
kid sister11-Jun-12 6:31
memberkid sister11-Jun-12 6:31 
GeneralRe: I already know several laguages Pin
lewax0011-Jun-12 7:18
memberlewax0011-Jun-12 7:18 
GeneralRe: I already know several laguages Pin
Eddy Vluggen11-Jun-12 12:46
memberEddy Vluggen11-Jun-12 12:46 
GeneralRe: I already know several laguages Pin
Zac Greve11-Jun-12 15:44
memberZac Greve11-Jun-12 15:44 
GeneralWhy leave out FORTRAN? Pin
Amarnath S11-Jun-12 20:30
groupAmarnath S11-Jun-12 20:30 
GeneralRe: I already know several laguages Pin
Ron Anders12-Jun-12 17:54
memberRon Anders12-Jun-12 17:54 
GeneralRe: I already know several laguages Pin
Nat Davies15-Jun-12 3:46
memberNat Davies15-Jun-12 3:46 
GeneralNot found any other languages I want/need to learn Pin
Gregory.Gadow11-Jun-12 4:34
memberGregory.Gadow11-Jun-12 4:34 
GeneralReasons to learn a new language Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic11-Jun-12 4:24
memberNemanja Trifunovic11-Jun-12 4:24 
GeneralStill working on learning English Pin
Mike Hankey11-Jun-12 3:23
memberMike Hankey11-Jun-12 3:23 
GeneralNot enough time is not an excuse. Pin
Rajeev Jayaram11-Jun-12 1:52
memberRajeev Jayaram11-Jun-12 1:52 
GeneralRe: Not enough time is not an excuse. Pin
Naerling11-Jun-12 7:51
memberNaerling11-Jun-12 7:51 
GeneralRe: Not enough time is not an excuse. Pin
Rajeev Jayaram11-Jun-12 23:55
memberRajeev Jayaram11-Jun-12 23:55 
GeneralRe: Not enough time is not an excuse. Pin
Greg Russell13-Jun-12 22:25
memberGreg Russell13-Jun-12 22:25 
QuestionHow about all of that? Pin
Oshtri Deka10-Jun-12 22:42
memberOshtri Deka10-Jun-12 22:42 
AnswerRe: How about all of that? Pin
AspDotNetDev13-Jun-12 12:39
protectorAspDotNetDev13-Jun-12 12:39 
GeneralI consider it different from learning to knowing... Pin
AlexCode10-Jun-12 21:43
memberAlexCode10-Jun-12 21:43 
GeneralNot really separate options Pin
OriginalGriff10-Jun-12 21:12
mvpOriginalGriff10-Jun-12 21:12 
GeneralRe: Not really separate options Pin
lewax0011-Jun-12 7:19
memberlewax0011-Jun-12 7:19 
GeneralNot enough time... Pin
Naerling10-Jun-12 20:29
memberNaerling10-Jun-12 20:29 
GeneralRe: Not enough time... Pin
Amit Kmr Sinha10-Jun-12 23:07
memberAmit Kmr Sinha10-Jun-12 23:07 
GeneralRe: Not enough time... Pin
Naerling11-Jun-12 7:46
memberNaerling11-Jun-12 7:46 

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