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by tejan_tech / June 22, 2011 7:36 PM PDT

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by chrisf1288 / June 28, 2011 4:04 AM PDT

html then sql

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Best Programming Language for beginner programmer
by tejan_tech / June 28, 2011 2:24 PM PDT
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Thanks for your answer, But what about software programming languages like C++ or Python etc.?

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 28, 2011 6:34 PM PDT

Depending on what you want to make, these are viable choices indeed. But I wouldn't call C++ a suitable program for a beginner.

At the school where I teach the Software Engineering students learn Java the first two year (with some SQL, a little bit of PHP and a little bit of C#).

Kees

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by tejan_tech / June 29, 2011 12:24 AM PDT
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Thank you, Kees and Chris, for your reply which helped me very much!

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Re: best programming language
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 7:43 PM PDT

For software it depends both on the function of the software and the target environment. Nothing general can be said about it. Your iPhone app will use a different programming language than your Windows utility.

The best tool to make websites depends on the functionality the website needs. There's nothing wrong with using a CMS like joomla or wordpress for certain websites, like there's nothing wrong with using .Net or Java EE or PHP for other types of websites or simple html for still others.

Kees

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 7:55 PM PDT

The best language for a beginning programmer is the language used by his employer, especially if there are senior colleagues to help him and lots of standards and example programs available to tell how to do the usual things.

Kees

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There is no best today.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 23, 2011 5:08 AM PDT
http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=584176 covers this from the DOLLAR angle.

My first language was assembler for a GE-210 and then more formal with Fortran+PL/1 course progressing to other languages.

If you restrict yourself to one language you also restrict your possible employment. Also some authors can't deal with issues with the development kits so they get upset easily and demand support.

I feel you should learn many and be self supportive with a get it done tude.
Bob
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Best Programmer Language for a newbie .
by EswaranG11 / June 24, 2011 4:37 PM PDT

Of course get used with HTML . Then focus on PHP & MySQL . These two are the most easiest to learn .
Visual Basic is easy as well

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