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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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GeneralRe: Of course C#. Pin
PeejayAdams1-Apr-19 0:04
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GKP19921-Apr-19 0:42
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 1:11
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GeneralDepends on the motivation Pin
KarstenK31-Mar-19 21:26
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GeneralC Pin
den2k8831-Mar-19 21:16
professionalden2k8831-Mar-19 21:16 
It's everywhere, it's not going anywhere, it's the basis and it teaches what the fluff you are doing. It's easy to fall into the glittery traps of the dozens new languages and frameworks out in the market daily when you can't see that it's all have been done before and that most ideas simply suck.
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