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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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GeneralPunch Cards? Pin
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Frank Malcolm2-Apr-19 16:52
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GeneralAssembler Pin
  Forogar  1-Apr-19 5:06
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Chris Maunder3-Apr-19 6:16
cofounderChris Maunder3-Apr-19 6:16 
And a great way to make someone bored and frustrated way before they get a chance to see the beauty they can create.

For me: scripting first so you get addicted early, then go deeper if necessary.
cheers
Chris Maunder

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GeneralMaybe it depends on what your are tooling up to do? Pin
MarcusCole68331-Apr-19 4:16
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GeneralNim Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic1-Apr-19 3:40
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GeneralUnpopular Opinion... VB PinPopular
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GeneralJava or C#, they are both similar in many respects Pin
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