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Top Programming Languages to Learn in 2017 [Video]

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Top Programming Languages to Learn in 2017 [Video]

John Sonmez researched the top languages and has five suggestions. If they're not in your arsenal, consider looking more heavily into them.

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A lot of people ask me about what programming languages they should learn. I found myself in a difficult situation because this is a very hard question to answer. There are a lot of things that need to be taken into account before making a decision, especially when it comes to which programming language you should learn.

One of the easiest ways to decide between which programming language to learn for 2017 is by listening to the market. The market will definitely tell you what the trending programming languages for the future will be.

So, how do you know what are the most in-demand programming languages for 2017?

According to my research, these are the programming languages you should be focusing in 2017:

  • JavaScript

  • Python

  • Elixir

  • Rust

  • Swift

So… Do you agree with these? What are your thoughts? Leave a comment below!


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