Easy programming languages for beginners

For some of you, learning how to program might be an uphill task. But, nothing is impossible and it is actually easy. This post will overcome your fears if you are scared of programming. Here in this post, we are going to share the easy programming languages for beginners.

Easy programming languages for beginners

JavaScript

 Do not be confuse JavaScript with Java, there is a difference of land and water between them. While JavaScript is a mostly considered as a scripting language to develop the front-end, Java is more like a programming language. As the JavaScript runs by default in the browser, you will not even need a compiler. All that will be required is an app like Sublime Text or Notepad app.

Easy Programming Languages for Beginners
JavaScript

So, if you are interested in web development, you can make a good start with the JavaScript. As the syntax is much similar to that of ‘C’ programming language, you can continue to pursue your programming education. As the time goes on, you can later learn complicated programming languages such as ‘C++’.

Many experts claim that you can rely only on JavaScript to have an excellent career. But it can be the language that can help you to have a perfect kickoff in the world of programming.

Uses

  1. Web Development

Pros

  1. Entry to learn other programming languages
  2. There is no compiler
  3. Cross-platform compatible

Cons

  1. Difficult to debug
  2. Untyped
  3. Poor OOP example

MUO – Ruby on Rails for Beginners

Ruby on Rails is very easy to read, a big advantages for those who do not have any prior programming experience. As Ruby is an object-oriented scripting language, it can be used much to develop in the area of web technology. Popular sites such as GitHub and Groupon have Ruby on their backend.

Ruby on Rails for beginners
Ruby on Rails

As there are no much commands, learning Ruby must be easy for you. Since Ruby on Rails is a framework, you will only have to learn a handful of shortcuts in Ruby.

If you are a beginner in the world of programming, Ruby can be the perfect programming language to begin your experience. There are many startups that hire Ruby developers even if you are a beginner.

Uses

  1. Web development

Pros

  1. Excellent Job Market
  2. Handful of Shortcuts
  3. Greatly used

Cons

  1. It is just a collection of shortcuts basically.

Python

Python is an easy and awesome programming language for amateurs. It can be used both in desktop and web apps. The dynamic language supports functional, procedural and OOP programming.

Easy Programming languages for beginners
Python Programming Language

The best thing is that it is an Open-Source language which means that you can learn and use it for free. For some reasons such as naming convention and indention, the language is considered as a little difficult one for the beginners. But a majority is of the opinion that it is a programming language for beginners.

Uses

Application development

Web development

Pros

Used both in web and desktop apps

Open-Source

Cons

Needs specifics such as a good naming convention

Java Programming Language

Java is one of the oldest programming languages which can be used in developing both the web and desktop apps. It can also be used in developing Operating Systems and much more. This is one of the widely accepted languages and therefore it is a popular one.

Java Programming Language
Java Programming Language

The best part of Java is that it forces the programmers to think much. There is also a dedicated community that will have answers already for your doubts and questions.

Uses

Application Development

Web Development

Pros

Very famous

Many resources

Long-standing language

Cons

Needs a lot of analytical thinking

C/C++

In various Universities, Colleges and Schools, the C and C++ are taught first in the programming. It is used mainly for the software development. If you have already learned C/C++, learning languages such as Java must be easy for you.

Easy programming languages for beginners
C and C++ share a lot of features

In C you will not find the OOP concepts, but in C++ you will. It means that you will get a chance to have a look at the concepts of Classes. If you are interesting in developing Games, you can start with C++ as it is used widely for game engine development besides the desktop, mobile and web apps.

Uses

Application development

Pros

Game and software development.

Good computer science background

Cons

C++ is a little harder than C

C#

C# is a good choice for the beginners. It is all about installing Visual Studio Express and SQL Express and begin coding. It is used for many purposes such as to develop console applications, web applications and etc. The syntax depends on C, therefore it provides a very good computer science foundation.

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C# Programming Language

Although the language is a little complex, the Visual Studio is equipped with features such as auto-complete. Unlike in Ruby and C, there are many interpreters and compilers.

Uses

Application development

Pros

Easy to use IDE

Excellent computer science foundation

Very popular

Cons

Complex compiler

Conclusion

You must be wondering whether why HTML is not listed in this list. It is the first language that I had learned in my school. But, you cannot consider it only as a markup language and not programming language. It will also require you to learn CSS which again is not a programming language. Therefore it is always good if you start learning programming with any of the programming languages mentioned above.


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