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Weekly Poll: When Did You Start Programming?

11.22.2012
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People learn to program at entirely different times. For some, it's a hobby they picked up in their early teens. Others learned it at university in order to begin a career. Yet more learned as adults, as part of the job they already had.

So, how old were you when you first programmed? If you'd care to regale us with the tales of your early programming exploits, the comment thread is ready and waiting. And, as always, you'll get to review the results instantly after taking the poll.
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Bob Sharp replied on Thu, 2012/11/29 - 9:32am

 Not sure what this survey will tell you, without also asking what YEAR they started programming ....   ie:  which systems and software were available ?

I started with COBOL in 1983 (aged 29)
Did not start web pages until  2001 (aged 50)





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