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“What’s your coding history?” – An Interview Question

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I was recently asked these questions about my programming history, and when I found my response rather verbose I figured I would share with a few more folks…

What’s your coding history? When did you start, and what have you done between then and now?


I started programming in the late 70’s in BASIC on TRS80 (which we lovingly referred to as “trash 80’s”.  I never did the punch card thing but all of my programming teachers had and loved to tell us how much easier things were for us.

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