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What programming language do you prefer?

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Hi guys, I'm interested in programming but I don't know the best programming language, and I need your reference.

so, what programming language do you prefer?
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Different languages are good for doing different things. Some are more or less complicated. From what I've heard, flash is an easy programming language to start off with. (Though not all that useful?)
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I like Matlab most. But as Frogger said different languages are best for different tasks, so propably Matlab will not be the best choice for you. :wink:

I would recommend Java for a start if you really want to do proper application development (c++ if you are a linux guy). Otherwise start with webtechnologies, learn how to write webpages, html, php, maybe some javascript.

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Thanks for your information guys :D ! i'll have look at them

and care not to post links to these language's site?
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Actually I just had a thought. If your completely new to programming then youmight want to take a look at Scratch
It gives you the basic idea of how Java programming works, without having to type up all the scripts yourself.
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I'm not a completely new to programming, i can write some simple programs in some languages.
I just want to know a language that easy to learn, code and debug. . since gaming became very popular in my country, i want to write games or website to make money.

Ehh Sorry, my english is bad so i avoid writing long posts.
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In that case, don't bother with scratch at all. You'll just be wasting your time. Take a look around the net. I'm sure you will find something that suits you. What kind of games/applications are you planning to make?
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Frogger5 wrote:In that case, don't bother with scratch at all. You'll just be wasting your time. Take a look around the net. I'm sure you will find something that suits you. What kind of games/applications are you planning to make?
I'm planning to make some simple games, or utilities, and if i can i would like to help developing wesnoth! (I have too much spare time)
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Simple games? Your looking for flash. Wesnoth uses a programming language called WML. You can learn all about it in the wiki.
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Which is for Wesnoth content, but if you plan to become part of the development team, you'll need to know "real" ones. (I believe C++ or Python?)
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Hulavuta wrote:(I believe C++ or Python?)
Mainly C++ , but for development tools they occasionally use Python.
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java+eclipse is the easiest to start I'd say, due to the comforts offered by eclipse
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So they used some languages to code wesnoth. I browsed and found that C++ was Hard too learn, and Lua/Python is easy to learn.
Others said that HTML is useful to improve my website. (I also want to improve website)
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HTML is the basis of any website. Not really the same as computer programming, but useful to learn anyway. For Python I guess it is the case you either love it or hate it. Personally I hate it, but I have friends who think it is great. :doh:

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Hulavuta wrote:Which is for Wesnoth content, but if you plan to become part of the development team, you'll need to know "real" ones. (I believe C++ or Python?)
You can also become a Dev with pure WML/Lua.
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