Sure...there was FORTRAN...and BASIC...and Pascal. On 1/25/07, Alan- <steelville@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Too much reminescing around here. > You use "dark energy", predicted by quantum microsoftics. > > Tom Liotta (whose first programming language was also Basic, though I have no idea what Basic it was; so, my "real" first programming language was 1401 machine language My first language was Fortran, via punched decks of cards, intro'd in one week of several hours a day. (Love them ten-dimensional arrays!) My first machine was the 1401, I'll be doggone. I was an operator on it for a big insurance company. Two magnetic reel tape drives (the big ones), and the sorts on 3rd shift would take four hours. Put 'em on, sit and study. Is there a Fortran compiler on the i? Was there? Alan -- This is the Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries (Midrange-NonTech) mailing list To post a message email: Midrange-NonTech@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-nontech or email: Midrange-NonTech-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-nontech.
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