Which programming language to learn for beginners? #code #coding #progamming

When starting something new… ask the experts!

Ever since graduating college, I’ve always had an interest in technology.  In fact, it probably started before college when I got my first Commodore 64.  However, a busy life and other hobbies have always led me to pursue those passions over my technological curiosity.  Well, now that I’m in a great place in my life to explore other venues and really use my creativity to explore…I want to know where to start!

So, I went to Google (of course!).

Radar: Which Language Should You Learn First? –> Javascript

Lifehacker: 5 Best Programming Languages for First-time Learners –> Java, Ruby, Python, C/C++, Javascript

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Lifehacker: Which programming language should I learn first?

The Next Web: Best programming languages breakdown

GitHub: 15 most popular programming languages

Bento: Showcases the best resources for learning to code  –> Bento

Best Programming Languages to Learn 2014 –> Java, C, C++, Python, C#, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby, R, MATLAB

Business Insider: Best Programming Languages to Learn –> Python, Javascript, Ruby, HTML

Quora: What’s the best programming language for a beginner?

ITWorld: Best programming language to learn first –> Java, C#, Python, PHP, Ruby

Hackishword: The 10 Most Important Programming Languages Ever


Here is What I Choose to Learn:

  1. HTML/CSS (good to get the basics!)
  2. Python
  3. Java
  4. Ruby
  5. PHP
  6. C

The Viking Code School: The Beginner’s Dilemma: Your first 100 hours of code

Always Learning: best resources for learning programming and design


Resources to Learn to Code:


 Resources to Practice Coding:

Resources Once Coding


Now that I’m learning the basics, I need a place to practice and write code.  So again, I reach out to Google and discover various articles glamorizing each application.

Make Tech Easier: Best Code Editor Apps for Mac

Lifehacker: The Best Programming Editor for Mac

GitTower: Finding the Right Text Editor

After reading these articles, I’m going with Sublime Text… unless anyone has better recommendations?  I’m definitely open to outside opinion since I’m a newbie!

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