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A Look At the Common Programming Languages of Today

June 3rd, 2013 Leave a comment
A Look At the Common Programming Languages of Today

There are literally thousands of programming languages and variants, though most are largely unused and many have been scrapped on the relic pile. Today, programming and development happens on just a handful of popular programming languages, with the choice being usually a matter of what type of development is being done and the preferences of the team doing the engineering. In general, programming languages are broken into two categories: compiled and interpreted. A compiled language has the finished program condensed into machine code for direct use by the computer without requiring re-interpretation every time. Interpreted language will be… View full post »

Choose Best Programming Language for Your Project

March 22nd, 2012 Leave a comment 3 comments
Choose Best Programming Language for Your Project

When beginning a new project it is sometimes difficult to decide which programming language would be best for your job. While each programming language has its strengths and weaknesses there are often reasons why one language is better over others. In this article I will discuss the prevalence of different programming languages to hopefully help you decide which to use for your next development project. Just as a builder will tell you that it is much better to use a hammer to drive a nail than a screwdriver, an experienced programmer will tell you that certain languages are better than… View full post »