Need Advice: Which Programming languages to learn?

Discussion in 'Mixed Languages' started by Amateur_Linux User, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Amateur_Linux User

    Amateur_Linux User MDL Junior Member

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    I would like some opinion on what's a good programming language. Not exactly looking to learn for a career but for my own interest in leisure time. Thanks.
     
  2. Michaela Joy

    Michaela Joy MDL Crazy Lady

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  3. zeemok

    zeemok MDL Novice

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    For a newbie I would say python, it's a amazing language and incredibly easy to learn. And it's also becoming very popular in the professional field.
     
  4. Michaela Joy

    Michaela Joy MDL Crazy Lady

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    @zeemok: I have to agree with you. Python is quite powerful.
     
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    Satoshi19 MDL Junior Member

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    Python, C#, HTML5
     
  6. Godwin Vivian Lewis

    Godwin Vivian Lewis MDL Novice

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    You should try Kotlin.
    It is a modern programming language with a clean syntax. Kotlin can interoperate with Java and is now an official language for Android development ;)
     
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    QuantumBug MDL Developer

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    Depending on your platform, C# is dubbed the future forward. It's not hard to learn if you find the right online resources (or books). Also the language structure is better than VB, supports more methods and it's easier to move onto something like C or C++.

    I started with Visual Basic and my big jump was to C#. Personally found that VB made me 'lazy'. C# is more strict on formatting, I also find it's more readable and easier to navigate, which directly lead to me splitting code and organizing it into cleaner sub routines.
     
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