Best Programming Language’s to learn in 2017

We have listed the best programming languages that you need to learn in 2017. If you are new to the programming world, there are many ways to choose your first programming language.

Tips for learning a new language:

  1. Select the programming language by analyzing the needs -app development, web application and web design.
  2. Take a look at the latest trends
  3. You can also look for an easy and useful language to get started.

All this gives a Good idea about the future and predicts how much a programming language can grow in usage and importance.

Using GitHub’s data we have ranked the most popular programming languages that one needs to learn in 2017. The data is accompanied by the percentage growth witnessed by these languages in 2016.


  • Swift:

Swift is a general purpose, multi –paradigm programming language developed by Apple Inc. for its iOS and OSX application development? It is based the best of C and Objective-C programming language, allowing a developer to create an intuitive app.  In 2016, Swift has 262% of Growth that shows the developers are learning this skill in huge number and it’s been in tremendous demand.

  • JavaScript:

JavaScript is most common language that you must have come across while interacting with web applications or any other web contents. JavaScript is commonly known as the language of the web, and it’s currently at the top as it’s everywhere. This language is a High-level dynamic and interpreted programming language which is supported by new age web browsers. In 2016, JavaScript has 97% of Growth, as it allows the developers to explore and build web applications and add some interactive elements to the websites.

  • Go:

Go is an open source programming language created by Google employees in 2007.The main aim of Go is making simple, efficient, and reliable software. Many Go projects also use for APIs, minimal web application frameworks, web servers, etc. In 2016, Go has 93% of Growth that has emerged as the best programming language.

  • C#:

C# (C-sharp) is a simple, general-purpose, object-oriented programming language designed by Microsoft. This modern programming language has a wide range of Microsoft applications that is powered by.NET Framework. The programming in C# is very much similar to the programming in C and C++. So, if you have a basic knowledge of C and C++ then learning C# will be easier.  In 2016, C# has 88% of Growth.

  • Ruby:

Ruby is a general purpose and object-oriented programming language. It supports multiple programming paradigms that help to create a web application. Ruby programming language is not only easy to use, but it’s also known for its power. In 2016, Ruby has 66%of Growth, and Ruby on Rails (a framework) is in high demand these days. This ease to use and popularity would be a good choice to learn in 2017.

  • Java:

Java is most popular language among many developers as it’s the core element of any native Android application. Java is also known as a pure object-oriented based programming language for developing and creating mobile applications, Server-side applications, and video games. In 2016, Java has 63% of Growth, as Java keeps an enormous popularity among many users.

  • Python:

Python is a general purpose programming language and the most widely popular programming language. Many users tend to learn python due to its simple syntax. It is used for developing and powering application such as Instagram, video games also used for testing microchip inside Intel.  It’s commended as the first programming language. In 2016, Python has 54% of Growth that makes Python one of the best programming languages you can learn in 2017.

So, which of these popular programs languages that you are interested in learning? Please don’t forget to share your comments below.


AuthorJeffrey Fort

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