Programming Language

Discussion in 'Coding, Scripting & Programming' started by Munzy, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. Munzy

    Munzy Active Member

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    I have gotten pretty good at php, but it is time for a change. I want to concentrate on a new, more modern, and functional language, but I do not know which to choose from. I want the code to be of some value to the future. What I mean by this is that I want something that is going to be used commonly throughout the future like php. I commonly build web applications so I would like it to support http in some way, either by a cgi script or something else. What would you suggest considering this all? 

    I have also seen a lot of things about go recently, is it worth the invested time and effort and will it do as I wish for now and the future?

    Thank you for your input.
     
  2. RTGHM

    RTGHM New Member

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    So, because you stated PHP, I'm assuming you want more web-application focused languages or?

    Could you be specific on what you intend on doing? For example if you want to develop games well... C++/C

    If you want to develop websites well:

    PHP, nodejs, etc.
     
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  3. texteditor

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    Java
     
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  4. Munzy

    Munzy Active Member

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    Web application focused, but not entirely. I want something that has all around functionality. 
     
  5. qrwteyrutiyoup

    qrwteyrutiyoup Member

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    How about Go? Or the more popular Python or Ruby?
     
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  6. Kalam

    Kalam New Member

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    You could pick a PHP framework like Laravel to learn. Other than that I'd say probably Python.
     
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  7. DomainBop

    DomainBop Dormant VPSB Pathogen

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  8. drov

    drov New Member

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    Node
     
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  9. HalfEatenPie

    HalfEatenPie The Irrational One Retired Staff

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    Python.

    Has applicability on the web and native software. 
     
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  10. trewq

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    Python. It can be so useful for client and server side stuff.
     
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  11. Aldryic C'boas

    Aldryic C'boas The Pony

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    Perl.
     
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  12. TruvisT

    TruvisT Server Management Specialist Verified Provider

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    C#

    You can go web with ASP.NET or go Windows development. If you want something that will get you into heavy dev go this route. You can always move over to Java very easy and do Android dev. 

    After C# go C/C++ then ASM if you like deep level coding.

    Otherwise you can branch out to Perl, Python for web app and server scripts.

    Javascript might be an option, but it is one of the most dynamic languages now and can become a real adventure over time.
     
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  13. comXyz

    comXyz New Member

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    Go with the programming language that you love. Whatever PHP or C# will do the job well.
     
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  14. Munzy

    Munzy Active Member

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    I love PHP, but I want to learn something else and thus this thread.
     
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  15. IntegralHost

    IntegralHost New Member Verified Provider

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    I would recomment JAVA
     
  16. RTGHM

    RTGHM New Member

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    Honestly, I think that nodejs would be the best for you then.
     
  17. drmike

    drmike 100% Tier-1 Gogent

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    Python.
     
  18. Amitz

    Amitz New Member

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    I am learning Python at the moment.
     
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  19. drmike

    drmike 100% Tier-1 Gogent

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    It's on my to learn more about list.  Only have lightly tinkered so far.   
     
  20. Amitz

    Amitz New Member

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    I am having fun with it up to now... :)