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bear.cahill (22) [Avatar] Offline
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I'd be curious to know of those reading the book, what is your dev background/experience?

I did BASIC growing up, Pascal/C in college, C++/SQL/Java at Ericsson (93-01), Java/SQL at Travelocity (01-03), C#/Java/SQL at eInstruction (03-0smilie and Objective-C/Cocoa since then.

I've done some Perl, HTML, MySQL, GWT, etc. sprinkled in there too.
dwhite (6) [Avatar] Offline
#2
Re: What's your dev experience?
I started with BASIC on the Commodore 64, did C++/VB in college, then moved to ASP and VB.NET, and ended up sticking with C#, ASP.NET, Silverlight, etc. Mostly web technologies. Lately I've been into Rails and mobile development on Android with Java, and the iPhone with Objective-C. I'm always looking to learn more things, and looking forward to your book.
bear.cahill (22) [Avatar] Offline
#3
Re: What's your dev experience?
Thanks for the info. I did a little ASP and I have a web dev that does most of my server work in Rails. Good stuff!
nixname (2) [Avatar] Offline
#4
Re: What's your dev experience?
Basic, Cobol, Pascal, and C++ at college. Mostly Delphi since then with some VB. Developing apps for the education industry, mostly qualifications achievement monitoring, and reporting.

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me123669 (2) [Avatar] Offline
#5
Re: What's your dev experience?
i have done some work in VB for a few months
but when i switched to mac, i started learning about objective C and later i wrote some basic web apps for friends
ciatog (2) [Avatar] Offline
#6
Re: What's your dev experience?
I started with Java in college. First job was exclusively .NET. Second job was a mixture of .NET and PHP. Third job was exclusively .NET and my current job is a mix of Ruby, .NET & PHP and recently we've started developing apps for iPhone and Android.

Each job involved lots of SQL (mostly MSSQL & MySQL with a little Pervasive and Postgres), HTML/Javascript, XML & XSLT (a little XSLFO)
AidenMontgomery (4) [Avatar] Offline
#7
Re: What's your dev experience?
I copied BASIC out of magazines in the late 80's early 90's, Pascal in 6th Form (97 -99), C++ in University (99 - 03), C# (ASP.net)/MSSQL at Fujistu Siemens Computers (01 - 02), C# (WinForms+ ASP.net)
/MSSQL (03 - 07) at Tesco.com, C# (ASP.net)/MSSQL (07 - 0smilie at Wile Ltd, consulting since 09 - present and have been using C# (ASP.net MVC)/MSSQL, Objective-C (iOS), Java (Android), node.js/MongoDB/Redis/CoffeeScript as back end services for mobile applications and HTML/CSS/JavaScript during all of these positions.

I dabbled in PHP/MySQL/VBScript during my spare time at college and university. Started to learn Ruby last year but then found node.js to be more useful to me at the time.
bear.cahill (22) [Avatar] Offline
#8
Re: What's your dev experience?
Sounds like a great variety - I find that helps learn other things better and faster.