It takes more than mastering a programming language to become a great coder – we wish it was that easy! Knowing the ins and outs of syntax and functions is just the first step on the path to programming greatness, and too often wannabe web developers stop there. In our opinion, technical skills is just one of three important sets of tools needed to get to the top of the game. If that’s your goal, here’s a brief introduction to the other stuff you’ll need to know.
There’s no such thing as the ‘perfect’ computer programmer, much like there’s no such thing as the ‘perfect’ computer program. Every coder has a different set of skills suitable for different types of projects or employers. Every coder has a unique personality, unique motivators, and unique strengths and weaknesses. But there is one common trait that every single expert (and employed) programmer in the world has…
There are certain programming languages that always have and always will be around. But every so often some new kids on the block make waves in the tech industry. Whether they’ll stick around or not is anyone’s guess, but either way they always enjoy 15 minutes of fame. Tech companies list them as must have skills in every job spec, forum discussions and collaborative projects pop up, and articles like this one are written about them all around the web. Here are 10 of the most in-demand programming languages of 2017, including some brand new and some not-so-brand-new ones.