Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Nov 2009 23:39 UTC
General Development Even though I'm not a programmer, I still know that while some programmers like the idea of graphical programming, whereas others shun the concept completely, opting for a more hands-on approach. While Microsoft is quite active in the field of graphical programming, the company's own high-level coders aren't very keen on the idea.
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by kurgan2001 on Mon 30th Nov 2009 04:12 UTC
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In college we used emacs and just did command line programming. Nothing graphical at all which really pissed me off. All C, C++, Perl, Bash .. lots of system programming.

Don't get me wrong, it was interesting and taught me a lot, but I hate command line programming.

In my junior and senior college years I took some VB courses and loved em. Also took some web development classes where we used both notepad to make a simple web page and then used an actual WYSIWYG editor .. I liked the latter much better.

I'm now using Visual Studio 2008 for home stuff and Visual Studio 2003 at work (both for Visual Basic)

I'm definitely more a graphical programmer now since I've had to work with the command line for so long.

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