spooq <spoooq / gmail.com> writes:

> I would like to suggest the newbie learns VBA. The financial world
> lives and breathes Excel. VBA is by far the language most likely to be
> of use to someone entering that world. It's pretty clear programming
> is a tool for his/her use, rather than something that (s)he wants to
> do for it's own sake. Having said that, Excel can be viewed as a type
> of DSL in it's own right, so pushing the boundaries of what can be
> done 'natively' is a great place to start.

Isn't VBA rather similar to Ruby, anyway?

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