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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 0:40
professionalden2k881-Apr-19 0:40 
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 0:44
mvahoney the codewitch1-Apr-19 0:44 
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Slacker0071-Apr-19 0:56
professionalSlacker0071-Apr-19 0:56 
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 1:08
mvahoney the codewitch1-Apr-19 1:08 
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Slacker0071-Apr-19 1:10
professionalSlacker0071-Apr-19 1:10 
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 1:15
mvahoney the codewitch1-Apr-19 1:15 
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den2k881-Apr-19 1:32
professionalden2k881-Apr-19 1:32 
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Slacker0071-Apr-19 1:37
professionalSlacker0071-Apr-19 1:37 
You are not an engineer, even if you identify yourself as an engineer.

6 Different Types of Engineering Jobs[^]

also, the definition of engineer does not include "software".

If you design software, than you are a software architect at best, like me. You can have the Software Engineer title, as most companies do that, but don't kid yourself for one second that you are an actual engineer.

Just saying.
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den2k881-Apr-19 1:50
professionalden2k881-Apr-19 1:50 
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Fabio Franco1-Apr-19 23:47
professionalFabio Franco1-Apr-19 23:47 
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John R. Shaw2-Apr-19 10:38
MemberJohn R. Shaw2-Apr-19 10:38 
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 1:45
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PIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 3:03
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den2k881-Apr-19 3:14
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honey the codewitch1-Apr-19 7:34
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Rick York1-Apr-19 18:46
mveRick York1-Apr-19 18:46 
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englebart2-Apr-19 2:19
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Gary R. Wheeler2-Apr-19 13:30
MemberGary R. Wheeler2-Apr-19 13:30 
GeneralAcademic or professional? Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan31-Mar-19 19:27
mveAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan31-Mar-19 19:27 
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PIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 2:59
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GeneralDefinitely not C Pin
PIEBALDconsult31-Mar-19 18:16
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KarstenK31-Mar-19 23:51
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PIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 2:53
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PeejayAdams31-Mar-19 23:58
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