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The_EnderPixel
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August 17th, 2017, 4:07 pm #21

The Denying Dutchman:1377955 wrote:
Jim:1377918 wrote:You nerds really are speaking another language :D :D :D :D :D
Real nerds will never use an interpreter like Python of which structured programming has been thrown out of the window. Kind of blasphemous, looking at it makes my skin crawl! (I'm a certified software engineer. :wink:)
Why? The entirety of Dropbox is written in Python.

Or maybe you were being sarcastic and I took this too seriously..  :-|
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Nick
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August 17th, 2017, 4:11 pm #22

I am pretty sure Jim was being sarcastic and probably went off to play with his toys :wink:  :lol:
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The Denying Dutchman
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August 17th, 2017, 4:20 pm #23

The_EnderPixel:1377963 wrote: Why? The entirety of Dropbox is written in Python.

Or maybe you were being sarcastic and I took this too seriously.. :-|
Python is popular and used for a lot a applications. I use Gimp for example, an open source graphical program of which some algorithms are coded in Python too.

Be creative and enjoy writing programs. Back in the eighties a whole generation learned to write their first programs in Basic, me included, which was quite bad actually but it got people interested in programming and that's what important. Eventually you might move on to C or C++ and look back at Python as an easy to learn language you had fun with.
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The_EnderPixel
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August 17th, 2017, 4:36 pm #24

Maybe... maybe... probably... definitely...
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The_EnderPixel
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September 13th, 2017, 11:29 pm #25

Looks like the migration messed up all my indenting... but I'm too lazy to go out and fix it. 🙃
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