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How many computer languages do you know well enough that you'd be happy to use them to write production code?

Survey period: 5 Mar 2018 to 12 Mar 2018

Computer languages include markup languages (HTML) and query languages (SQL) among others. (Suggested by Derek Dongray)

OptionVotes% 
1 - 348136.44
4 - 655041.67
7 - 917112.95
10 - 15765.76
16 - 2050.38
21 - 2570.53
26+151.14
0. I don't know a single computer language151.14



 
GeneralI know 40 languages fluently Pin
MacSpudster6-Mar-18 12:21
professionalMacSpudster6-Mar-18 12:21 
GeneralRe: I know 40 languages fluently Pin
Laiju k6-Mar-18 17:57
professionalLaiju k6-Mar-18 17:57 
PraiseRe: I know 40 languages fluently Pin
VISWESWARAN199811-Mar-18 8:02
professionalVISWESWARAN199811-Mar-18 8:02 
GeneralProgramming Language? Pin
Rick Shaub6-Mar-18 7:40
Rick Shaub6-Mar-18 7:40 
GeneralRe: Programming Language? Pin
Chris Maunder6-Mar-18 9:30
cofounderChris Maunder6-Mar-18 9:30 
GeneralRe: Programming Language? Pin
Jörgen Andersson7-Mar-18 12:11
professionalJörgen Andersson7-Mar-18 12:11 
GeneralRe: Programming Language? Pin
Chris Maunder7-Mar-18 12:53
cofounderChris Maunder7-Mar-18 12:53 
GeneralRe: Programming Language? Pin
Jörgen Andersson7-Mar-18 21:04
professionalJörgen Andersson7-Mar-18 21:04 
GeneralRe: Programming Language? Pin
PIEBALDconsult8-Mar-18 3:04
professionalPIEBALDconsult8-Mar-18 3:04 
GeneralConversely: How many computer languages do you know well enough that you'd NEVER use them? Pin
Marc Clifton6-Mar-18 6:07
mvaMarc Clifton6-Mar-18 6:07 
GeneralRe: Conversely: How many computer languages do you know well enough that you'd NEVER use them? Pin
Eddy Vluggen6-Mar-18 13:37
professionalEddy Vluggen6-Mar-18 13:37 
GeneralRe: Conversely: How many computer languages do you know well enough that you'd NEVER use them? Pin
Laiju k6-Mar-18 18:09
professionalLaiju k6-Mar-18 18:09 
GeneralRe: Conversely: How many computer languages do you know well enough that you'd NEVER use them? Pin
Eddy Vluggen7-Mar-18 2:11
professionalEddy Vluggen7-Mar-18 2:11 
GeneralRe: Conversely: How many computer languages do you know well enough that you'd NEVER use them? Pin
kmoorevs11-Mar-18 9:24
kmoorevs11-Mar-18 9:24 
General25 years, only one language (at a time) Pin
Bruce Greene6-Mar-18 5:54
Bruce Greene6-Mar-18 5:54 
GeneralIt's Not the Language That Matters Pin
#realJSOP6-Mar-18 5:34
mva#realJSOP6-Mar-18 5:34 
GeneralRe: It's Not the Language That Matters Pin
Kirk 103898216-Mar-18 5:49
Kirk 103898216-Mar-18 5:49 
GeneralRe: It's Not the Language That Matters Pin
daleofcourse7-Mar-18 23:29
daleofcourse7-Mar-18 23:29 
I agree; my personal view is that you don't necessarily need to know how to do something, you only need to know what can be done and what tools you'll need.

In my experience good devleopers can learn any language/framework very quickly.
GeneralThe old fart view Pin
Gary Wheeler6-Mar-18 3:18
Gary Wheeler6-Mar-18 3:18 
GeneralRe: The old fart view Pin
Kirk 103898216-Mar-18 5:35
Kirk 103898216-Mar-18 5:35 
GeneralWhat's in a language? Pin
kalberts5-Mar-18 23:41
kalberts5-Mar-18 23:41 
General1-3 Pin
Tim Carmichael5-Mar-18 4:37
Tim Carmichael5-Mar-18 4:37 
General26+ Pin
lucanor5-Mar-18 2:41
lucanor5-Mar-18 2:41 
GeneralRe: 26+ Pin
Sander Rossel6-Mar-18 20:44
professionalSander Rossel6-Mar-18 20:44 
General4-6 Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter4-Mar-18 22:08
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter4-Mar-18 22:08 

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