What programming language should you learn first?
Quincy Larson
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I am a programming relique (72 years old). I started with machine language in the late 1960’s, then FORTRAN, BASIC, EXCEL macros >>long pause to practice medicine>>long pause to get a Masters of Public Health at Harvard where I learned SPSS>>SAS>>now retired from medicine>>sitting at home watching TV and reading>>YUCH. >>I thought it might be fun to learn a programming language and found your article. Fun reading. What’s the best way for an atherosclerotic mind to have some fun programming? Ed Smith, BS mathematics, MS computer science, MD, MPH statistics/epidemiology.