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GeneralTwo questions. The first one: Am I mad? Pin
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Background: I started programming in 1974. Business applications in an assembler-based language, slightly higher-level than actual machine opcodes. Later got into business applications in a proprietary Business Basic, and later COBOL. I moved into other IT areas than programming, closest I came back to programming was scripting for PC and server administration and software in Windows environments.

Never even got my toes wet with C, C++ or any modern programming concept. No Frameworks, no IDEs. Barely touched Unix and hated its case-sensitivity. Retired now.

I've a need to manipulate my contact lists on an iPhone, for example mass deletion based on email domain; or moving others between Exchange server, gmail contacts etc. So, I'm thinking of learning, and programming a small app for myself to install on my own phone.

Two questions.
The first one: Am I mad?
The second: How would I start? What environment, language, learning aids, best practices?

Thanks for any thoughts!
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