What programming languages do you know? (And can you briefly describe what you can do with that language?)

It is quite a lot when I look back.Many programming languages are very similar, so learning something new takes little effort when you know the concepts.

  • 6502 Assembly on the Commodore 64. This I used mainly for writing demos and intros, Laaang long ago
  • 680×0 Assembly on the Commodore Amiga, also here mainly writing demos and intros, late years 80.
  • Basic, was nice to enroll some small programs on the Commodore 64.
  • Prolog was given as an introduction programming during my study informatics.

Very useful for solving recursive problems.

  • Pascal followed, which was a useful language to learn data structures and other basic principles of software development.
  • ASF + SDF During my studies, to write compilers with.
  • Java, what played with it (Applets created) in 1997 and 1998, but that shouldn’t have a name.
  • C was the logical sequel to that. In 1996 I put the first version of the Dutch phonebook on the Internet, and since the computers then (486) were not so fast the speed of C was ideal because I could look up 8 phone numbers per second.
  • C++ and Objective C, this was a logical sequel to C. Not a lot of experience gained from it however.
  • Perl as a scripting language and FOR creating CGI scripts between 1996 and 2004.
  • At that time ideal for parsing text, links with MySQL etc.

  • ActionScript, was a nice experiment somewhere between 2002 and 2005 to see what was possible with Shockwave Flash.
  • PHP As a scripting language, I used it between 1998 and 2008 much to automate all sorts of business systems with it
  • Borland C, in which I created between 1999 and 2002 Windows software to automate business processes
  • Ruby (and especially the Ruby on Rails framework), between 2006 and now I have written or developed a lot of business systems, websites and the like, some unknown, some more famous.
  • Elixir and Phoenix, pilot projects made to see if it was perhaps a good alternative to Ruby on Rails.
  • It looked promising, but apart from more speed I did not see enough advantages tov. Rails.

  • JavaScript, first used in 1997 and it became increasingly important.
  • In 2016 NodeJS, EmberJS, Ionic and later AngularJS learned.

  • Typescript, derivative of JavaScript and which I use a lot in Conjunction With AngularJS and Ionic for desktop, web and mobile apps.
  • Python, little bit of experience with it but not so much, it is used by some of MN customers and then it is useful that I know something about it
  • Programming languages I have applied in business setting:

    1. R
      I use with some regularity for analysis purposes
      I’m on the English Quora a contributor on an R-related Space
    2. Sql
      Not really a programming language, but while I write this running in the background a query for data that I need for an analysis.
    3. Perl
      In this I and a colleague in the beginning of the years 2000 made an interface between two systems.

    This interface has worked smoothly for five or six years until our system received the support from the supplier.

  • Spss
    With this I performed statistical analyses on a part of the investment administration
  • Visual Basic (+ For Applications)
    I have helped a lot of knowledge with a Visual Basic program for administrative purposes.
  • And in my field Excel is widely used and I can also find my way in the programming language (VBA). I made a correction to a vendor’s script a few months ago, because their application could not handle our firewall.

  • Javascript
    The same knowledge has had a time a company in Web service provision.
  • I have regularly taken the JavaScript code for my account. The same applies to my (Stief) son who has his own company in similar direction, but I help him much more conceptually as with programming.

  • Dbase
    Also not really a programming language, but it was my first office automation, a manual pen and paper process converting to an electronic process.
  • I have done a similar conversion with Microsoft Access.

    Programming languages I used to help others, not business:

    1. Python
      Nice hobby project where I made a webscraper for a couple of friends.

    Has been used for years.

  • Java
    But I am really forgetting what it was.
  • C/C++
    I think there should be some very old commits on Linux parts and some Usenet posts with code wandering around my hand.
  • Tried, but never got off the ground in practical application:

    1. Delphi
      My first programming language, but I had no inspiration to make some beauty
    2. Qbasic
      It was nice to have the banana-gooing monkeys do very different things, for whom it still knows

    In addition, I have done a lot of flow control and light programming work in our investment management system, but this is not a full programming language.

    Incidentally, I am not a programmer, I am more of an analyst for those who make some knowledge of programming life a bit easier.

    I have written many scripts for websites and Web applications with PHP.A proprietary Content Management system created for customers and scripts adapted from existing systems and also made an online game with it. Also used in conjunction with XML and SVG. The latter also used for graphical and interactive display of maps. SVG is based on XML and in fact markup language just like HTML. Also of course used in combination of markup languages as HTML and presentation like CSS and used with SQL. SQL is a relational database language for storing information from websites and programs. JavaScript also used in conjunction with Ajax for faster page loading and also widely used for interactive websites and 3D views online, this with a Three. JS Library and for customizing the DOM.

    BASH is a command language and shell scripting that I use for search functions and startup programs.I have also used shell scripting for CRON tasks, these are scheduled tasks, for example, when booting PHP scripts at regular intervals. I also worked in. htaccess file, a server file and I used this for configuration and access control and redirecting on Web servers and also in conjunction with Regex or regular expressions.

    C# created some small programs.Also in combination with .NET and SQL a Web application made with it.

    C++ also made some programs in it and implemented some algorithms in it.

    JAVA has worked on some programs that include sockets for a company.I found it a rotten language, far too strict. Also a small looking bone in written in conjunction with SQL databases and a small app in created.

    ActionScript for Flash small script ever written in for a graphical animation for a customer.Never did anything more with it.

    R what statistical functions and models written in for some research.

    Python used for some small programs on minicomputers and also used in conjunction with Cassandra, a no SQL language for databases.

    Visual basic in distant past when I was only just in high school sat a small program written in for my own enjoyment.You performed a smiley a dollar sign.

    TI Basic, ever in high school made a small text based game with it on my Texas instrument calculator.

    I think I’ve mentioned just about everything.

    The most summary answer is that you can make everything.鈫?All are describing gives a more complicated answer than no answer. So I give a brief answer of the 3 languages with which I have worked most so far. And a little bit of the iceberg of what you can do with them.

    PHP: Websites, Web applications, Facebook applications,

    Python: Websites, Web applications, data science, automating

    VBA: Personally I have worked more with Excel VBA.This allows you to automate certain things in Excel. For example, 100 create tab trays with a unique name and in that tab perform a calculation based on that unique name.

    I hope I have been able to give you some insight,

    With Twinkle eyes and a wide smile,


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