top 5 programming languages to learn in 2017

Top 5 Programming Languages to Learn in 2017

We all make some kind of resolution to achieve in the year and if you are working professional or freelance programmer then I got for you the top 5 programming languages which according to me going to be very demanding in this year and probably in upcoming years too.

It’s time to improve and gain new skills in 2017!

The programming languages pick is totally my opinion.

So here are they, the top 5 Programming languages to learn in 2017.

Top 5 Programming Languages to Learn in 2017

It starts with one and only, JavaScript.

JavaScript

JavaScript has become the language of the web. Whether it’s awesome front-end application or complex Server side application or some Desktop application, JavaScript covers all.

JavaScript memes

You can use this language to basically write the complete application, from back-end (Using Nodejs) to front-end. You must have JavaScript in your skill set.

Python

Python is well established, popular and used by internet giants ( YouTube, Google etc). Python is widely used in machine learning, complex mathematical calculation and of course the Artificial Intelligence.

You can also develop a web application using Django framework which worked with Python. You can develop a variety of application actually. Python is adaptable and runs everywhere!

Thinking to move to AI? Learn Python first.

Elixir

Love it or hate it, you just can’t ignore it!

Yes, I am talking about functional programming language!

Elixir is functional programming language which leverages the ErLang Virtual Machine. It is designed to build the scalable and maintainable application. Well, that’s what they say!

Do you use WhatsApp? If so, then you would be amazed to know that they use ErLang in backend processing.

Whatsapp uses ErLang

Something to think of.

Rust

This language challenges two pillars of Software Engineering Giants, the C, and C++ programming languages. Rust is designed and developed to be the better C/C++ while focusing more on memory safety, concurrency, and speed.

I was shocked to see that Developers loves this programming languages in 2016 at StackOverflow Survey.

rust programming language

You can use Rust to developer System level application such as Games, browser engines etc. I am going to give this bad boy a shot, more tutorials on Rust very soon!

Swift

Swift is the combination of the best of two great programming languages, C and Objective-C. The outcome is indeed the beast! Swift is considered to be a game-changing programming language in Apple developer zone.

The demand of the Swift as a skill is increasing the day it was released by Apple. If you are an aspiring iOS developer, learn this language to boost your career and payscale.

That’s the end of the list. Let me know your thoughts about same and what is your 2017 resolution?

Shahid (UnixRoot) Shaikh

Hey there, This is Shahid, an Engineer and Blogger from Bombay. I am also an Author and i wrote a programming book on Sails.js, MVC framework for Node.js.

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