age of Python programmers

Bruce Peterson bapeters at terastat.com
Wed Aug 25 01:33:05 CEST 2004



"Lucas Raab" <pythongnome at hotmail.com> wrote:

>One thing I've always kind of wondered is what is the average age of a
>Python programmer?? What age groups use Python?? Something to think
>about....
>
57  -- I guess I'm on the right side of the curve. I started programming with Fortran 2 back in 
high school. I regard programming as a way to make tools to do what I want -- so I've never 
regarded myself as a professional programmer. I've written a lot of code because it's been 
easier to program a computer to do a task than to train a human. 
I ran into Python about 2 years ago when I was looking for an easy way to do data animation. 
Python's ability to easily implement complex data structures sold me. 




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