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John: I am an old PL/1 and FORTRAN programmer; have not coded since 1985; would like to get back into it. Do you have suggestions as of how to go about doing that?

 

I'm afraid my advice for this would be similar to my advice to Ankit Puthran about learning Angular or React. For me it would come down to either building a project or teaching others. That's what works for me, but it might not for you.

In your case though, you didn't say what kind of thing you're looking to get into. Your choice of language and project is going to vary a lot depending upon whether you're looking to get into game development, AI, or web development. If you can share more I, or someone else here, might have better suggestions.

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