[OT] Worst Language Ever!

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 11:34:27 MST 2007


FYI, Ricks College is now BYU-Idaho and I don't know if they still
teach RPG.  The teacher who taught that class no longer works there.

-Daniel

On 2/15/07, Jason Hall <jayce at lug-nut.com> wrote:
> Yeah, RPG was heavily pushed on me when I was first starting college.  Many
> friends went down that dark path and still work in that world.
>
> FYI, Ricks College was one of the top placing schools for RPG programmers.
>
> On Thursday 15 February 2007 10:15, Daniel wrote:
> > FYI- RPG was created to generate reports.  That language is being used
> > at my place of employment.  It is an old language and there are very
> > few programmers who know this language.  If you are to learn the
> > language doors will open for you in established environments like some
> > school districts, warehouse places, etc.  RPG III is definitely a lot
> > different than we are used to, but RPG IV is free form and looks like
> > java or VB.  I would not learn anymore of this language unless I had
> > to.  In the fact that it has a dieing group of programmers and
> > becoming a dead language I would agree that it is one of the worst
> > languages to learn.  Only if there is a significant benefit to
> > learning it would I pick up another book.
>
> --
> Jayce^
>
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