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Learning to Code: Choosing Your Coding Language [infographic]

As technology advances, computers are becoming a vital part of our everyday lives, which means we need to be able to keep up with technologic developments and apply them into our work. So, whether you are a computer programmer or not, learning how to code can be extremely beneficial for your career.

In fact, coding will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills that boost your competitive advantage in the job market.  Since employers are interested in people who possess technical knowledge and analytical skills, developing your programming language skills will definitely help you stand out from the crowd!

So if you are really interested in expanding your computer literacy, this infographic from WhoIsHostingThis presents an overview of the most common coding languages, and helps you understand what each one can do.

Here’s the list of some of the most common coding languages to choose from:

  1. PHP –  server-side interpreted scripting language that is often used in web development.
  2. JavaScript – client-side scripting language that it is embedded in most web browsers.
  3. SQL – most common way to interact with databases, often combined with PHP.
  4. Objective C – object-orientated programming language that is used by Apple developers.
  5. C++ – extremely powerful, object-orientated programming language used to develop software, video, etc.
  6. Java – most likely to be useful, server-side interpreted compiled language using a virtual machine.
  7. Python – easiest to learn, server-side interpreted, open-source scripting language.
  8. Ruby – Japanese server-side interpreted, non-compiled, scripting language.
  9. ASP.net – server-side, scripting language similar to PHP that runs on a Windows server.
  10. AJAX – a framework to use multiple programming languages together.

If you want to learn a coding language, check out this infographic that provides you with all the information you need!

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