The Top Programming Languages for Software Development

The Top Programming Languages for Software Development

There are hundreds of programming languages written over the years. With the advances taking place in the technology world, we see no sign of slowdown. Instead, we are coming across the recruitment of developers having knowledge of on-demand programming languages.

Here is the list of top programming languages for software development

We have seen a revolutionary change in the development of software application. Today what’s trending is customization in software. Software development companies are helping enterprises getting rid off their business problems and boosting their productivity 2X.

1. Javascript: Don’t mix it with Java. It’s a client-side scripting language used for front-end development. Javascript is compatible with all the browsers and is used to create responsive and interactive web applications using JQuery, Angular.Js, Ember.Js or more.

Moreover, it can also be used as server-side scripting language with the help of Node.Js. Software developers even use Javascript with PhoneGap framework for developing cross-platform app.

This popular programming language is difficult to learn. If you hire a Javascript developers, he will not only be a master in developing powerful web apps but also in developing native or hybrid mobile applications.

2. Ruby (Ruby on Rails): Ruby was developed to help software developers build complex applications easily. With the advances, Ruby has enhanced the framework, Ruby on Rails and brought  a modern approach to backend development.

Yes, it is a programming language to develop strong and scalable backend. In the year 2016, it was on the top 10 list of programming languages. It is the first choice of the startups, software developers and companies. The backend of top-rated apps like Airbnb, Shopify, Bloomberg, Hulu, Slideshare, etc are built on Ruby.

3. Python: Python is easy to learn programming language for amateur software developers. Many web frameworks are developed in Python and is recommended for automated tasks, programming desktop tools, and data mining. It is best used in educational fields. Several libraries are implemented in Python related to mathematics, physics and data analysis.

It’s flexibility helps software developers build applications for various operating system including Android. Tech Companies like Google, Yahoo use Python for developing their websites.

Last October, Microsoft launched beta version of its Cognitive toolkit – an open source deep learning framework which includes the support of Python.

4. Java: It is an open source programming language powered by Sun Microsystem. Software developers use it to build apps for various platforms and devices. For instance, Smart TV apps, Android mobile apps, etc..

Developers find Java easy because of its features. Java 8 is the proof. It is used to develop strong backend for enterprise applications. And, one more interesting thing to note, Java has many more years to rule the tech world.

5. C: It is the first-level programming language developers learn while pursuing computers. Being so old still, it is used in system programming, writing other programming languages and embedded systems. The kernel of Linux operating system is developed in C which is further used for the kernels of popular OS.

It is said that if you have mastered C, your logic for programming gets strong. C is used to write more complex programs for simple tasks, thus, helping developers to execute proper logic for software development

Wrapping Up

Yes, these are the top programming languages you can pick and gain experience. This helps you to build your career and increase the chances of pay rise.

Which one are you choosing?

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