programming language is a language made up of specific terms and instructions, that is used by programmers to communicate with computers device, to perform a specific tasks or functions.
By learning programming languages, this allow to create and develop computer programs, mobile apps, games, websites, … , and to programme the microcontrollers.
There is large number of programming languages, but there are some popular programming languages that are more widely used than others.
Popular Programming Languages :
C Language : is a popular, simple, structure-oriented, middle-level programming language, developed in 1972.
Used to develop low-level applications (design applications like Text Editors, Compilers, Network devices), and used to make programs run faster, and many more.
C++ : is a middle-level programming language, object-oriented, that use to develop software, and it an extension of C language, and includes some additional features such as exception handling, type checking, developed in 1980.
Used to develop system/application software, drivers, client-server applications, etc
C# : is a object-oriented programming language, modern, pronounced as C sharp . Mainly designed to improve productivity in web applications, was developed in 2000.
Used to develop software applications that accompany Visual Studio IDE , helps developers create XML web services , and used to creat and devloped games and mobile apps.
Java : is a high-level programming language, object-oriented, simple, secure, platform-independent, developed in 1995.
Used to develop desktop applications, mobile apps, games, web, big data, and programming cell phones.
Python : is an advanced programming language, object-oriented, platform-independent, simple to learn and easily read, developed in the 1990.
Used in Web Development, Game Development, Machine Learning, Audio and Video Applications, Finance, Data visualisation, Data analytics.
SQL : is not a development language, but rather is a database query language , that allows for adding, accessing and managing content in a database, was developed in 1970.
Used to Data Analysis, Big Data Mining, and used across industries like professional servers, business and finance.
PHP : is a scripting language stands for Hypertext Preprocessor, designed mainly to create static as well as dynamic websites that effectively work with databases. developed in 1994.
Used in web application development, server-side scripting, command line scripting.