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Message No. 11801, Started by artsijan on 08/07/03
hello!

i would like to solicit your ideas and comments as to what programming language is the best fit for mechanical engineers. i'm trying to get as much info and comment so i can decide what path i'm going to.

thanks!
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Follow-up Messages (25)
We, mechanical engineers use, almost exclusively, fortran because it i...
No. 20420, Posted by engineer1532 on 03/13/09, 08:03 PST.
thank you so much for that additional info. i agree. i see Java as very use...
No. 11905, Posted by artsijan on 08/18/03, 17:11 PST.
I believe Java is a very useful tool for mechanical engineering application...
No. 11897, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/18/03, 01:41 PST.
Thank you so much for your insight. I really appreciate you covering all to...
No. 11887, Posted by artsijan on 08/15/03, 17:26 PST.
Well, that's quite a list! Summary: This goes first cause I realise my ...
No. 11874, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/15/03, 03:13 PST.
wow! i really do appreciate all your information and givng me a clearer per...
No. 11873, Posted by artsijan on 08/14/03, 17:38 PST.
setting up a free compiler could be a waste of time, it seems more importan...
No. 11860, Posted by gerdb on 08/13/03, 09:45 PST.
BTW Borland has several free compilers from their web site. These are late...
No. 11841, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/10/03, 18:42 PST.
If you have MicroSoft Excel or any other MS Office program (Word, PowerPoin...
No. 11839, Posted by rolschwarz on 08/10/03, 05:21 PST.
As for Euphoria, I had never heard of it before. After taking a look at th...
No. 11838, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/10/03, 00:14 PST.
I don't think you should be studying C first, nor do a lot of other more le...
No. 11836, Posted by gerdb on 08/09/03, 20:22 PST.
Thank you so much for contributing your thoughts and suggestions. I really ...
No. 11835, Posted by artsijan on 08/09/03, 17:09 PST.
But you SHOULD learn object-oriented programming. It's becoming more preva...
No. 11831, Posted by rolschwarz on 08/09/03, 06:18 PST.
To artsijan. Like me you are probably overwelmed by the variety of progr...
No. 11830, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/08/03, 21:03 PST.
I heard Euphoria is a great language and it is easy to understand. any thou...
No. 11826, Posted by artsijan on 08/08/03, 19:38 PST.
This is in response to b1ueshift , wholloway and rolschwarz comments and su...
No. 11825, Posted by artsijan on 08/08/03, 19:32 PST.
Good point, rolschwarz. VB is flexible in that you can write good stand al...
No. 11823, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/08/03, 18:38 PST.
I am only at the beginning stages with little time invested in learning C++...
No. 11820, Posted by gerdb on 08/08/03, 18:06 PST.
Wow! Thanks, gerdb. This really is a moving thought. Yes, i do fancy the id...
No. 11819, Posted by artsijan on 08/08/03, 17:51 PST.
Thank you so much for you comment and suggestions, Zapboy. actually i am tr...
No. 11818, Posted by artsijan on 08/08/03, 17:44 PST.
Visual Basic! Why? Because most of the program-enhancing macro programmin...
No. 11811, Posted by rolschwarz on 08/08/03, 10:50 PST.
Ahh yes, good old Fortran. I like Fortran. From what I have heard Fortran ...
No. 11809, Posted by wholloway on 08/08/03, 05:01 PST.
That depends on the application and what operating system you wanted to run...
No. 11806, Posted by b1ueshift on 08/08/03, 00:04 PST.
I would say C++. I use the VC++ 6.0 professional compiler from MS. This is...
No. 11805, Posted by gerdb on 08/08/03, 00:01 PST.
Most engineers are required to take Fortran or whatever sophmore year, and ...
No. 11803, Posted by zapboy on 08/07/03, 23:22 PST.
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