If you are a student and you are wondering which programming language you must choose to make an carrier then you must really have a check on whats in demand in the market. But you must make a choice on what YOU like and yes its more important.
Below is the list of 15 top Programming languages to learn in 2014-15, we believe that all these languages are very much in demand and always will be,
1. Java Programming Language
Any doubts? In the past few years Java has once again grabbed the top position in the charts of THE LANGUAGE to learn, thanks to Android Operating systems the demand of Java in market has grown largely over time.
Why one should learn Java ?
Java is used almost everywhere, your phones, washing machines ,Tv's, Banks, ATMs, Vending machines , Gaming Consoles, Games, you name it and it has it!
Some of the Java Technologies and its usage,
JSP : To make dynamic websites.
Java Applets : Programs that run on web browsers.
Java Swing/JavaFx : To make desktop applications.
J2EE : To make Enterprise level applications.
J2ME : To make applications for Mobile phones.
Android Development : To make applications for Smart phones, Tablets, Watches and TVs
Java is an Object-Oriented Language, and has very few implementation dependencies. Its "Write once, run anywhere", i.e. you only need to compile the code once and the complied code is independent of the system on which you run it (e.g, Compile on Windows and run on linux or Mac OS X). Its Open Sourced (OpenJDK). There are lots of API's and online forums available in the market which make it more demanding.
2. C Language
Many will agree with this, C language is one of the oldest language yet the first language that people learn when they start learning programming. Why to learn C language?
What makes C so powerful?
Some features, 1. Portable
2. Easy to learn
3. Its fast compared to other languages.
4. Its free
5. Its been there and famous for past 40+ years.
C is a procedural language, and almost all low level coding is done using C. C is still the first choice in System level programming. Operating Systems, Embedded systems, Hardware Drivers are programmed in C.
Pronounced as C plus plus, general purpose programming language based on OOPs concepts, it is a super set of C programming languages. Its the most powerful programming language and most part of the operating systems that we use are written using this language ( to name a few Windows, Mac OS X and Linux make use of C++ libraries). It is the first choice for writing low level programming.
Its stands for Hypertext Preprocessor, is the most widely used server side scripting language for making dynamic websites.
Why learn Php?
- HP has been installed on over 250 million websites and over 2.1 million webservers.
- Nearly 80% of websites with server side scripting are built using PHP.
- Its Free (Open sourced)
- Very Easy to learn
- Better Support (documentation and forums).
- Cross-Platform compatibility.
- Powerful, Scalable and Quick.
- Easy to deploy.
- Lots of Frameworks : Zend, Silex, Symfony, Aiki and many more...
- Lots of Hosting options and at reasonable price.
Who all use PHP
- most of the Blogs ...
Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language. The code of this language is very easy to read and one only requires few lines of codes to do a particular thing compared to other languages.
Why learn Python?
There is a huge demand for this language in the market, over the time the demand for Python has grown exponentially. Companies like Google, Yahoo! and IBM use Python. So there is a lot of money that you can make if you know Python.
7. Objective C
Objective C is THE language if you want to develop applications for the Apple Mac OS X or apps for iPhones, iPads and the iPods. It is a very powerful language and is been in much demand since the launch of the iPhone back in year 2007.
Why to learn Objective C?
If you dream to make apps for the iOS devices then you have to learn this language. There is a lot of money that you can make by developing apps for the Mac and the iOS platforms. iOS developers are highly paid as compared to other mobile platform developers.
So Swift programming will surely be in much demand in the year 2015 and as its new its the right time to learn and excel.
Pronounced as C-Sharp is THE programming language if you work with Microsoft technologies like .Net, ASP.Net. It is an object-oriented programming language. If you know C or C++ then learning C# becomes much easy. There is a high demand for developers working on Windows platform.If you plan to make applications of Windows Operating systems you need to know this languages. Windows Mobile apps make use of C# too.
Structured Query Language (SQL) is the language for relational databases. Be it Java, PHP, Python, C , C++ , C# or any other programming language you need to know SQL if you work with Databases like , mySQL, Oracle , DB2, SQLite, Microsoft SQL server.
10. Ruby on Rails
It is becoming the first choice of Startup companies, as it most suited for rapid web development (compared to languages like Java or .Net)