A programming language is a special language programmers use to develop applications, scripts, or other set of instructions for computers to execute. The following is an index of the different programming and scripting languages currently listed on our site.
Computer programming languages
Users who are new to computer programming may find the above list overwhelming. Figuring out where to start depends on the computer programming you want to do. The next section is a listing of some of the different fields of programming, as well as the languages to consider for each.
Note: There are several programming languages listed above that may not be in the following categories. That's because we have elected to list the most popular choices to avoid confusion.
Application and Program development
Artificial Intelligence development
Computer drivers or other hardware interface development
Internet and web page development
Application and program development involves programs you work with on a daily basis. For example, the Internet browser you are using to view this web page is considered a program. If you are interested in writing your own programs, you should consider the following languages.
Artificial Intelligence or related fields involve creating the character interactions in computer games, portions of programs that make decisions, chatbots, and more. If you're interested in writing your own AI, you should consider the following languages.
Database developers create and maintain databases. If you're interested in creating your own database or maintaining other databases, you should consider any of the following languages.
Game development involves the development of computer games or other entertainment software. If you're interested in writing your own games, you should consider the following languages.
Computer drivers and programming hardware interface support are a necessity for hardware functionality. If you're interested in writing your own drivers or software interfaces for hardware devices, you should consider the following languages.
Internet and web page development are the essence of the Internet. Without developers, the Internet would not exist. If you're interested in creating your own web pages, developing Internet applications, or Internet related tasks, you should consider the following languages.
Although it is not likely to become a career, knowing how to create and develop scripts can increase productivity for you or your company; saving you countless hours. If you're interested in developing your own scripts, consider the following languages.
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