I see that nothing has changed.

I went through this discussion around 1985:

--> Me: I program mainly in FOCUS (far more powerful than SQL and relational databases, which were a step backwards for me)

--> Him #1: That’s not real programming. Cobol and Fortran are real programming.

--> Him #2: That’s not real programming. Assembler is real programming

--> Him #3: That’s not real programming. Write in Machine Code – ones and zeros only (0,1).

This was before the internet.

My first program out of college in 1969 increased the company’s market share by 20% of the market, not just 20% of their share – much more that 10 million in 1969 dollars.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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