Many of us are confused with the term programming language. The term seems to be intimidating for a beginner. Individuals wish to get recruited in giant companies with hefty paychecks and packages. Apparently, everything requires dedication and should have the urge to surmount all hurdles.
Every job is one way or the other related to programming languages. The truth is that one must acquire and have good knowledge in at least one programming language. IT sectors recruit people who are well versed in programming languages because they are the need of the hour.
The market is full of programming language, we have Python, C/C++, Scala, PHP, Java and so forth. When it comes to learning a new language one must know the in and out of it. Programming Languages with cool names such as Ruby, Scala, Perl, etc, are quite fascinating but they are not quite necessary for a beginner. Moreover, the resource for learning these languages are pretty hard to find. Whereas C/C++, PHP, Java or Python are viable and uncomplicated to learn.
SO HOW DO YOU CHOOSE?
First of all, while choosing a language one must not get confused and most importantly others opinions should never be taken into account. So, start researching what you want to learn, have a conversation with a well-versed person for more information on what you want to learn along with follow up questions.
The following are a few reasons as to why individuals wish to learn programming languages:
- According to the job needs.
- Learning out of curiosity.
- For developing their own software.
- To become a good programmer and so forth.
So be wise while choosing a language, choose according to your needs. Just stick to whatever language you pick. Last but not least put in all the effort, energy and time to what you learn and you will see success in it.