Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Programming
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-03-2011, 04:29 AM   #1
Beta Member
 
Devyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 3
Default Programing language?

Hello guys...!
What is your favorite programing language...?
I am new here and i want to start programing.....so whats programing language is the best in start.....? Thanks in advance....!
mlm lead system pro
__________________

Devyn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2011, 07:06 AM   #2
In Runtime
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 320
Default Re: Programing language?

I suppose the question is what do you want to be programming? Making websites? Making Games?

Generally I think the consensus is that C / C++ is a decent start, a fairly mid range (not too difficult, not the easiest - lets you do general things) language to learn. Java is pretty mainstream but is 'vaster' and takes a lot longer to learn..

Also Honourable mentions to HTML (and XHTML TO keep up to date) combined with CSS.

Read through the forums, pick up a few books and have a play.
__________________

Luke_Uk_Baggy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-03-2011, 08:37 AM   #3
Daemon Poster
 
Dngrsone's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: 'Murica
Posts: 951
Default Re: Programing language?

If you know what direction you are heading in, in other words, what kind of programs you want to write, then you might head off into that community and find out what languages they prefer.
Dngrsone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 12:33 AM   #4
Beta Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
Default Re: Programing language?

I think visual basic is a good programming language to start off, specially in making simple programs....
ojieboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 06:20 AM   #5
Site Team
 
berry120's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: England, UK
Posts: 3,425
Default Re: Programing language?

Don't get me started on VB...

Devyn, have a look here. It should give you some ideas as to what language is best to start off with.
__________________
Save the whales, feed the hungry, free the mallocs.
berry120 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 09:19 AM   #6
Site Team
 
celegorm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 10,713
Send a message via AIM to celegorm
Default Re: Programing language?

Oh VB... So.... crappy... I started off with Q-BASIC then went to VB in school where I developed so many bad habits. It was actually harder for me to learn Java after that because I had to fight all the bad habits first. Not fun.

Otherwise, berry's list is very good. C++, C# or Java are all good places to start.
__________________
"as a fanboy i refuse to admit it and will pull countless things out of my butt to disprove it"

Team Thelegorm! Total Kills: 21 (i iz in uor profile, editsing your sigz)
celegorm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 09:36 AM   #7
Beta Member
 
anonymust's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 3
Default Re: Programing language?

C or C++ is a good start!

Good luck!
__________________

anonymust is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0