Women in tech learn programming

The most popular question for any beginner who has just started learning to code is that which is the best programming language to learn for a beginner like me? To start with, it can be a little bit daunting for a first-timer considering that there are many different programming languages available to choose from. Not only that, it can sometimes also be difficult to choose which one to start with or which one would suit you.

There are also various online places that offers free course content available for you to learn through at your leisure such as W3Schools , Code Academy and Khan Academy.

Learn HTML and CSS to

  • Create and edit static web pages

 Learn Javascript to

  • Build autocomplete functions
  • Fix layout issues
  • Customise HTML boxes
  • Make fluid and dynamic front ends

 Learn PHP to

  • generate dynamic content on a page
  • Create, open, close, read and write files on the server
  • Collect form data
  • Send & receive cookies
  • Add, delete and modify database data
  • Restrict access on a website to particular users
  • Encrypt data
  • Store user information

 Learn SQL to

  • Insert retrieve or query a database
  • Update and delete records
  • Create a database
  • Create tables in a database
  • Construct permissions within a database

 Learn Objective C and Swift to

  • Develop apps for iOS and OS X (Apple)

 Learn C++ to

  • Develop a basis for C language development
  • Develop apps for Windows and Linux
  • Video games
  • Phone apps

 Learn Java to

  • Develop for Android

 Learn C# and ASP.NET to

  • Build robust online web applications
  • Build applications for Microsoft devices
  • Only runs on windows server
  • Build robust websites
  • Build using Windows forms
  • Build web applications with Model View Controller design

 Learn Python to

  • Build websites
  • Provide database access
  • Build desktop graphic user interfaces (GUIs)
  • Build software and games

 Learn Ruby to

  • Build simulations
  • Quickly build scalable web applications

 Learn AJAX to

  • Allow websites to change without refreshing, for example with chat systems or Gmail.

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