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What was your first language and what did you make with it?

What was your first language and what did you make with it?

Me... I learned some rudimentary HTML & CSS on Neopets and made a fan site for MTV TRL veejay Jesse Camp, who was my celeb crush at the time. (Bonus points for anyone old enough to remember him.) I think that counts, right?

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My first language was ProcessingJS on Khan Academy (which I highly recommend learning if you like making games). The first "real" thing I made was a game called "Boxx", which was a maze/action game where you controlled a square while avoiding red rectangles. Since I was new to programming, there is no actual collision detection for the rectangles. If you want to take a look at it, here's the link: https://www.khanacademy.org/computer-programming/boxxfixed/5596682905059328

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C++, used it in a coding contest, I just wanted to win and go to Japan. Didn't really make anything just solved coding challenges.

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@katyadee Nope. I was swindled by 'the man'.... but I'm over it.

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@RoylatGnail the government, the patriarchy, whatever you want to call it. The first four people in the country were meant to go International, I was 3rd place and the only female contestant . I was super excited then I get called up to a meeting and I’m told that there’s no funding for me to go

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Basic - I copied code from a magazine that I did not understand with lots of PEEK and POKE commands. It made lines scroll up and down on my television screen!

Yip

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Python
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The first language was LUA in 2009 when I was 8 and I was making Roblox scripts with it.

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In practice, JavaScript. I made a website for my Robotics Club since the previous one lacked content and functionality. If anyonewants to check it out, it's here. It's not the first thing I made when I started the language, though. I have done Java and C++ preciously, but nothing substantial resulted from that. It's likely that I tried to program JavaScript years before I tried C++ but I don't even remember at this point.

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The first thing I made (that I still remember to this day) was a modification for Minecraft in Java and after that I started to love programming

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@katyadee I don't really remember, because I made it 3 years ago but I think it added some new blocks

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Me: KhanAcademy... Because I thought it was so cool... Then I gave up until making a CYOA (choose your own adventure). Something around those lines. Then my friends introduced me to repl.

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@a5rocks Do you remember what your game was about?

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@katyadee I think... A butcher? Ummmmm... Yeah, something really stupid like that...

Though now I'm pretty sure I had an earlier exposure to python, since I played around with a raspberry pi's python 3 and printed lists of classmates, etc. since someone brought a raspberry pi to school.

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@a5rocks I was in school so long ago that if someone said "raspberry pi" they'd be like, "Does it have peanuts in it? Jim's allergic."

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@katyadee HAHAHAHA

wait a moment

it's raspberry flavored pie?

or is it the average circumference of a raspberry?

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The language was Qbasic. I used it to build everything from a hello world to an asteroid game and Flappy Bird game. I never used it for windows GUI development though.

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A simple spiral in Python turtle.

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Js and made a simple number generator when button clicked....it was school project

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@katyadee Intro to computer programming...we did basic html, css, js, and py

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JS (kinda) and I helped someone make commands for a discord bot

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@HazTheWaz Cool! What was the Discord server?

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@katyadee it's a youtuber's "active" discord server. the bot was since abandoned because the guy who had the bot account created got banned. (and that revoked the token)

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My first was QBasic, my dad gave me a book when i was 7 i think and it went way over my head.

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When I was 8 or so, my Dad, who knew programming, helped me make a program where you could enter the name of an animal and it would give you information about that animal.
It was in swift, on Xcode. I didn't understand much since I was young, new to programming and it referenced lots of complex terms that I knew nothing about, but at least I did do a program.
I remember showing it to my relatives, feeling very proud of it, but looking back, I think they felt quite underwhelmed - I had done a massive build-up prior to showing it to them, but the actual thing was... mediocre and average.

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@JacobMacLeod Nah! I bet they thought it was cool.

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html & css for me as well... except it was to make my MySpace "cool".
God I am old too

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My Very First Serious Language was Javascript, where i spent 2 days making a dice game in the console, actually i was sick of that websites compiler for html that brought me here :) Now i mostly do python

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My first language was TI-BASIC. It's basically QBASIC made for TI calculators. I made a lot of programs to solve algebra formulas and equations for me, and I also made a cookie clicker game.

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My first language was Python and the first thing I did with it was, well, copy GitHub games on Python and change them to be different. Like with the game Snake I made it so that I started as a single head without the body. Fun! No collision with myself then...

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I mean i learned basic programming concepts from things like Scratch, but the first actual language I used was JS, and i never got past making text based adventures with it (and didnt really do much with that either)

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Python, I used to play around on our raspberry pi and the first actual project I created (With my dad, this was a while back), was a guess the number game.

aaah the memories of python 2.5

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I bought a programming book for kids (i'm 12), it teaches HTML,CSS,JS but im bad at JS DOM elements so i didnt program with it, technically i first do HTML and CSS

And i made very bad stuff with it. Now i am better, not JS though

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my first language was C, and I made a simple russian roulette game for 2 or more players

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js, i made a drawing

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Ruby was my first programming language. My first worthy to share program was: https://repl.it/@Zavexeon/Rock-Paper-Scissors

Right now I'm learning JS.

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@Zavexeon Sweet! It's so cool that it happened here.

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I learned Python for a while, then switched over to JS and TS. I was also planning on learning Lua at the time, and I still do, because I was a Roblox pleb (not anymore tho).

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I first tried to learn Arduino, but got scared and ran to Scratch for about a year. Then I got bored and found my way into JS. I now am working in front-end HTML and back-end Nodejs.

Edit: Even before Arduino, I mastered NXT coding language, but it didn't do me much. After/During Scratch, I got into TI-BASIC as well, but left it for the same reason as I left Scratch