Programming language- which one

  rossgolf 00:25 09 Apr 2008
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which programming language should i learn that would be useful and that i could use in later life?
something that i maybe would learn at Uni, os i would not go into college/Uni without a programming language.
which is the best one to learn and use?

  DieSse 09:30 09 Apr 2008

Programming languages are horses for courses - you use the one appropriate to the kind of tasks you want to do. For instance C might be best for writing system software - Java for writing web software - Fortran for mathematical programs etc etc

So - what do you want to do with your programming?

Put introduction to programming into a google search and read a few articles.

  rossgolf 17:04 09 Apr 2008

are programming languages similar in a syntax aspect or are they all different? i think ill start with vb then move on to java as they are most common (i thinK)

  brundle 17:07 09 Apr 2008
  interzone55 17:20 09 Apr 2008

Try COBOL.

Plenty of demand for this, as loads of companies have seriously old machines that need this and most COBOL programmers are ready for retirement now...

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  DieSse 17:31 09 Apr 2008

LOL - but true.

  DieSse 17:34 09 Apr 2008

"i would not go into college/Uni without a programming language."

Why on earth not? - what course are you planning to take?

It may be your course has some requirements - those may push you into a certain direction, so read up on the syllabi perhaps.

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