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How many Programming Languages do you regularly use?   [Edit]

Survey period: 16 Nov 2009 to 23 Nov 2009

For the sake of this survey regularly means "at least once a month". Here is a List of programming languages for reference.

OptionVotes% 
125414.78
243225.15
346226.89
4 - 543525.32
6 - 91066.17
10 - 12120.70
12 - 1550.29
15 - 2020.12
20 - 3000.00
31+100.58



 
Generalmore than 30 Pin
fkhg119-Nov-09 20:49
fkhg119-Nov-09 20:49 
GeneralRe: more than 30 Pin
PIEBALDconsult20-Nov-09 3:33
mvePIEBALDconsult20-Nov-09 3:33 
GeneralRe: more than 30 Pin
Richard MacCutchan20-Nov-09 23:48
mveRichard MacCutchan20-Nov-09 23:48 
GeneralForgot one Pin
Corporal Agarn18-Nov-09 1:26
professionalCorporal Agarn18-Nov-09 1:26 
GeneralAny Guess 31+? Pin
newCP17-Nov-09 21:56
newCP17-Nov-09 21:56 
GeneralRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
Viral Upadhyay18-Nov-09 18:33
Viral Upadhyay18-Nov-09 18:33 
GeneralRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
newCP18-Nov-09 19:49
newCP18-Nov-09 19:49 
JokeRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
Viral Upadhyay19-Nov-09 3:01
Viral Upadhyay19-Nov-09 3:01 
GeneralRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
Md. Marufuzzaman18-Nov-09 19:28
professionalMd. Marufuzzaman18-Nov-09 19:28 
GeneralRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
Don Burton19-Nov-09 15:01
Don Burton19-Nov-09 15:01 
GeneralRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
newCP19-Nov-09 17:19
newCP19-Nov-09 17:19 
GeneralRe: Any Guess 31+? Pin
Marc Clifton20-Nov-09 14:51
mvaMarc Clifton20-Nov-09 14:51 
General31+?!? Pin
TheIdleProgrammer17-Nov-09 7:51
TheIdleProgrammer17-Nov-09 7:51 
GeneralRe: 31+?!? Pin
umbrella_yang17-Nov-09 21:28
umbrella_yang17-Nov-09 21:28 
GeneralRe: 31+?!? Pin
newCP18-Nov-09 20:22
newCP18-Nov-09 20:22 
GeneralWhat is really an informatic language? Pin
The Macac17-Nov-09 6:48
The Macac17-Nov-09 6:48 
GeneralRe: What is really an informatic language? Pin
PIEBALDconsult17-Nov-09 14:11
mvePIEBALDconsult17-Nov-09 14:11 
GeneralRe: What is really an informatic language? Pin
Paulo Zemek18-Nov-09 5:19
mvaPaulo Zemek18-Nov-09 5:19 
GeneralRe: What is really an informatic language? Pin
PIEBALDconsult18-Nov-09 8:13
mvePIEBALDconsult18-Nov-09 8:13 
GeneralRe: What is really an informatic language? Pin
SamNaseri21-Nov-09 0:04
SamNaseri21-Nov-09 0:04 
GeneralRe: What is really an informatic language? Pin
CSharpner.com22-Nov-09 5:28
CSharpner.com22-Nov-09 5:28 
It's gotta have the ability to perform some algorithm. This means logic structures like "if", loops, decision making. HTML has none of that. You can't write a program in HTML. You need a programming language to do that, not a layout or formatting language.

Sure, HTML is a language, but not a programming language. To have logic in a web page, you have to use JavaScript to make it "do stuff" (with a few, small exceptions with CSS maybe). Otherwise, it just sits there, looking pretty.

Same is true for XML. It's a data language, not a programming language.

The poll is about programming languages, not all computer languages, which knocks out a considerable amount of languages from consideration in this specific poll.

My "monthly" programming languages:
- C#
- VB.NET
- Write stored procs in MS SQL and Oracle SQL (I could count those as 2 languages, but I don't).
- JavaScript

I could have counted the following if the poll was about computer languages:
- HTML
- XML
- CSS
- Plain SQL (just writing queries, not stored procs)

So, even though I use 8 languages every month, only 4 of those are programming languages, so my vote in the poll was "4-5". I was also careful not to count the many languages I've used over the years and the new languages I'm experimenting with, because I don't use them currently on a regular, monthly basis. I think some people have counted every language they've ever written a line of code for in their life (whether or not it was a programming language or not).

But, HTML is not a programming language by any stretch of the imagination. That's a mistake that some newbs make, but not experienced developers. Big Grin | :-D
Generalprogramming languages Pin
Blubbo17-Nov-09 2:03
Blubbo17-Nov-09 2:03 
GeneralComplicated to say exactly Pin
SumanBiswas17-Nov-09 0:34
SumanBiswas17-Nov-09 0:34 
GeneralWhatever Pin
Lutosław16-Nov-09 23:26
Lutosław16-Nov-09 23:26 
GeneralStunned Pin
Rob Philpott16-Nov-09 10:03
Rob Philpott16-Nov-09 10:03 

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