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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?

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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GeneralAn experienced developer knows any progamming language they want to know. Pin
Simon Bridge17-Jun-12 16:50
memberSimon Bridge17-Jun-12 16:50 
QuestionSome people seem confused on the definition of a programming language Pin
enhzflep17-Jun-12 11:40
memberenhzflep17-Jun-12 11:40 
GeneralI already know three, but I chose "haven't seen another language" Pin
xawari15-Jun-12 1:43
memberxawari15-Jun-12 1:43 
GeneralNot enough time IS an excuse!! Pin
AlexCode13-Jun-12 21:41
memberAlexCode13-Jun-12 21:41 
Generalonly 3?! Pin
embix13-Jun-12 21:06
memberembix13-Jun-12 21:06 
GeneralWhy Don't You Run Faster? Pin
AspDotNetDev13-Jun-12 13:00
protectorAspDotNetDev13-Jun-12 13:00 
GeneralRe: Why Don't You Run Faster? Pin
Photon_13-Jun-12 19:52
memberPhoton_13-Jun-12 19:52 
GeneralRe: Why Don't You Run Faster? Pin
AspDotNetDev13-Jun-12 20:11
protectorAspDotNetDev13-Jun-12 20:11 
GeneralRe: Why Don't You Run Faster? Pin
Photon_15-Jun-12 22:29
memberPhoton_15-Jun-12 22:29 
GeneralWhy another Pin
Minion no. 513-Jun-12 3:21
memberMinion no. 513-Jun-12 3:21 
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 
GeneralMessage Removed 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 

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