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The Most Popular Programming Languages in 2018

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The Most Popular Programming Languages in 2018

Software Development is a dynamic field. For the beginners in the world of programming, the biggest dilemma is to decide where to begin or which language could be beneficial for the future career. There are hundreds of programming languages in widespread use, each with its own complexities.

As a beginner in this field you’ll start to discover which programming language will be most suitable for you, your interests and career goals. If you explore the industry and development of one programming language, for example if you know some languages of 2018 which make the most money you can suitably adjust the sails and concentrate on them.
Let’s go ahead and discover what languages are the most popular in 2018.

1. JavaScript
JavaScript is a dynamic programming language that is mostly used for adding interactivity on websites. While JavaScript has proven to be a powerful language, it’s frameworks have been a key part of its evolution and popularity. In 2000, the first popular JavaScript framework is released. It was called HTML. DHTML was used to make basic changes to web pages. The sort of changes you would make with CSS easily these days. DHTML was released in 2000. In 2006, a lot of frameworks and libraries were released. The most popular is Jquery.
JavaScript has managed to secure the high position on the list of top programming languages. But all software developers these days use JavaScript in some way or the other. Over 90% of the websites use this language and is one of the friendliest programming languages for learners, to begin with.

2. Java
Java is a versatile general-purpose programming language that is used to create cross-platform applications, Regardless of the platform you want to use for deployment-desktop, mobile, or web-Java will meet your needs. Generally Java was designed to be relatively beginner-friendly in that it assumes the programmer is not that smart or careful, so programmers will be less likely to shoot    themselves in the foot when coding Java apps.
The TIOBE Programming Community Index, which gauges the popularity of the programming languages based on the search engine results, places Java as the most popular language, as of July 2018.

3. Python
Python is a powerful high-level programming language that is gaining immense popularity in 2018. Because of its general-purpose nature, it is extensively used for a wide range of tasks, including web development, machine learning, and analyzing data. As a dynamically typed language, Python is really flexible. This means there are no complex rules on how to build features, and you’ll have more flexibility solving problems using different methods.

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