In Pictures: Developer divide, 19 generations of computer programmers

From punch cards to JavaScript, computing history owes everything to those who've programmed the machines

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C# programmers They fell in love with Java but remained loyal to Microsoft, perhaps because the boss insisted. The code looks similar. The idioms work the same way. It's pretty much the same as Java, but with a few fixes worked into the mix.

Other language of choice: .Net Special skill: Navigating the .Net documentation Social media strategy: Wondering whether Skype counts as social media Other career choice: Starbucks barista Clothing: Freebie Windows 98 tennis cap Rhetorical tic: "It's really more efficient than the JVM." Car: Toyota Prius Song: Nirvana's "Come As You Are" Favorite artifact: A Windows 8 phone

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