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Which programming language would you recommend to learn first?

Survey period: 1 Apr 2019 to 8 Apr 2019

Assuming you're given no other information, in which direction would you point a budding new developer?

OptionVotes% 
C75740.05
C++1337.04
C#52927.99
Kotlin130.69
Java774.07
JavaScript or TypeScript884.66
PHP331.75
Python1719.05
Swift110.58
Other784.13

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den2k881-Apr-19 2:32
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den2k881-Apr-19 2:50
professionalden2k881-Apr-19 2:50 
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Slacker0071-Apr-19 2:51
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Fabio Franco2-Apr-19 0:47
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John R. Shaw2-Apr-19 11:38
MemberJohn R. Shaw2-Apr-19 11:38 
GeneralRe: C Pin
honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 2:45
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PIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 4:03
professionalPIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 4:03 
There are very very few situations in which software must be engineered. Flight control systems, medical monitoring systems, etc.

I laugh whenever someone calls himself a Software Engineer.
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den2k881-Apr-19 4:14
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 8:34
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Rick York1-Apr-19 19:46
mveRick York1-Apr-19 19:46 
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englebart2-Apr-19 3:19
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Gary R. Wheeler2-Apr-19 14:30
MemberGary R. Wheeler2-Apr-19 14:30 
GeneralAcademic or professional? Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan31-Mar-19 20:27
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PIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 3:59
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GeneralDefinitely not C Pin
PIEBALDconsult31-Mar-19 19:16
professionalPIEBALDconsult31-Mar-19 19:16 
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KarstenK1-Apr-19 0:51
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PeejayAdams1-Apr-19 0:58
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