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The Top 10 Programming Languages (For Techies only)
Tech Impulsion ^ | Feb 2012 | Ajit Singh

Posted on 05/05/2012 10:25:41 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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1 posted on 05/05/2012 10:25:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 05/05/2012 10:26:50 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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What? No ADA??


3 posted on 05/05/2012 10:28:09 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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Java #1—instead of C++ or Obejctive-C? No HTML/CSS? No Ruby?

Yeah, this is a pretty silly list.


4 posted on 05/05/2012 10:29:40 AM PDT by Terpfen (Any candidate is better than Obama. Any.)
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To: SeekAndFind

What happened to Fortran and COBOL? They were a b*tch, back when I was drinking too much. LOL.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 10:30:45 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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RE: What? No ADA??

Ada is definitely still being used in a number of niche markets, but it isn’t popular for mainstream commercial development. But then again, Ada wasn’t designed to be C# or Java, it was designed to meet a number of requirements for DoD systems, and these requirements also align with those for heavy industry, safety-critical systems, verifiable systems, and so on, and that’s where you find Ada today.

Some factoid for those interested...

Oracle’s PL/SQL language is based on Ada, the syntax, structure the concepts of records, packages and exceptions are all taken from Ada.

There are a lot of people using PL/SQL, I think they just stay quiet because it’s so dull.


6 posted on 05/05/2012 10:34:21 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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“Building Web apps from scratch using C or COBOL...”

There it is. Using COBOL never would have occurred to me for web pages. HTML and xHTML-CSS were enough.


7 posted on 05/05/2012 10:35:17 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: SeekAndFind

bfl


8 posted on 05/05/2012 10:36:21 AM PDT by Ragnar54 (Obama replaced Osama as America's worst enemy)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; blam; ShadowAce; Swordmaker; martin_fierro

Thanks SeekAndFind. Have a great day, all.


9 posted on 05/05/2012 10:38:08 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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The most popular (i.e., the most visited) websites have in common that they are dynamic websites. Their development typically involves server side coding, client side coding and database technology. The programming languages applied to deliver similar dynamic web content however vary vastly between sites.

Programming languages used in most popular websites*
Website Popularity
(unique visitors)[1]
Frontend
(Client-side)
Backend
(Server-side)
Database Notes
Google.com[2] 1,000,000,000 HTML C, C++, Java, Python, PHP MySQL "MapReduce" is programmed in PHP
Facebook.com 880,000,000 Ajax PHP, C++, Java, Python, Erlang MySQL The Most visited social networking site
YouTube.com 800,000,000 Flash, Java, JavaScript C, Python MySQL video sharing site
Yahoo 590,000,000 PHP Ajax MySQL
Live.com 490,000,000 ASP.NET
MSN.com 440,000,000 ASP.NET
Wikipedia.org 410,000,000 PHP MySQL "MediaWiki" is programmed in PHP; free online encyclopedia
Blogspot.com 340,000,000 Python
Bing 230,000,000 ASP.NET JavaScript
Twitter.com 160,000,000 RoR, Scala, Java C++ 160 character social network
Wordpress.com 130,000,000 PHP, JavaScript uses JQuery library
Amazon.com 110,000,000 Java, J2EE C++, Perl
eBay.com 88,000,000 Java, WebSphere, Servlets Oracle Database online auction house
Linkedin.com 80,000,000 Java, Scala

*data on programming languages are based on:


10 posted on 05/05/2012 10:41:21 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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What about the languages I know? And I’m still working.

Fortran
RPG
Cobol
Basic

Believe it or not, I still support programs in RPG running on IBM’s AS400 SSP operating system.


11 posted on 05/05/2012 10:42:55 AM PDT by BaylorDad (I can't always buy American, but when I can, it's not UAW!)
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I have mad skills in five of these languages. How ‘bout you, Laz? I know you have mad skills.


12 posted on 05/05/2012 10:44:10 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (Man is not free unless government is limited. ~Ronald Reagan)
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To: ClearCase_guy; SeekAndFind

ADA? What about FORTRAN?


13 posted on 05/05/2012 10:45:23 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ve always echoed the words of the great Steve Ciarcia:

“My favorite programming language is SOLDER”


14 posted on 05/05/2012 10:46:00 AM PDT by bigbob
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RE: Ruby

The TIOBE index, which measures the growth of programming languages, now ranks Ruby as #9 among programming languages worldwide. Much of the growth is attributed to the popularity of software written in Ruby, particularly the Ruby on Rails web framework.

See here:

http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/about/

Ruby is also totally free. Not only free of charge, but also free to use, copy, modify, and distribute.


15 posted on 05/05/2012 10:47:47 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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Strangely absent (to me, at least) from any consideration is Windows Powershell.


16 posted on 05/05/2012 10:50:46 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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I used to know quite a bit of that stuff. And back when my ISP had Unix shell accounts, I used to play around with that stuff (and the vi editor, too).

But now I'm an Algebra teacher and I don't have anything to program that would allow me to practice any of that stuff. Oh, well.

17 posted on 05/05/2012 10:51:04 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (I didn't know she was a liberal when I married her.)
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The list was already made in the ground breaking Bally/Midway arcade game TRON:

Eachlevel was a different programming language. Here is the RPG level:


18 posted on 05/05/2012 10:53:45 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: SeekAndFind

And then there are those of us who still remember and treasure the old DOS commands. I still have one very, very old computer which contains one very, very old program that I still use on occasion when I get tired of fighting with everything else.


19 posted on 05/05/2012 10:54:05 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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This article is slanted towards Application development and Web programming. Lots of Systems administrators are using Perl and other scripting languages to solve problems every day.

In fact on Dice the number of Jobs for Per greatly exceeds PHP or Python.


20 posted on 05/05/2012 10:54:21 AM PDT by desertfreedom765
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