Visual Basic is still going strong.
Conspicuous by their absence: COBOL and Fortran - also still going strong.
Roy Tennant wrote:
> Basic? Seriously? I mean, the very first language I learned, in the early
> 1980s, was BASIC. But come on. If you can find a person to write the
> chapter I want to take them out behind the barn and, well, do them some
> serious damage. Interpret that however you wish.
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 8:08 PM, Ashley Blewer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Passing this along because it seems relevant to the interests of many on
>> this list!
>> See ya tomorrow or on the internet,
>> - Ashley
>> This is a call for book chapters for A Librarian’s Introduction to
>> Programming Languages to be published by ALA/ Neal-Schuman Publishing.
>> This book will look at a variety of programming languages with the intent
>> to familiarize readers with the reasons for using each language. The book
>> will cover practical, real world examples to illustrate how a specific
>> language can be used to enhance library services and resources.
>> The target audience includes current practitioners, administrators,
>> educators, and students.
>> Some potential topics to be included in the book are below.
>> ● Basic
>> ● C#
>> ● Java
>> ● Perl
>> ● Python
>> ● Ruby
>> We are also interested in other topics. For more information email the
>> Ron Brown [log in to unmask] and Beth Thomsett-Scott
>> [log in to unmask]
>> Apologies for cross posting.
>> Please feel free to share this announcement with other listservs and
>> interested parties.
>> Ashley Blewer
>> Fox Movietone Collection Project Cataloging Manager
>> Moving Image Research Collections
>> University of South Carolina
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra