Programming languages


Perl: An Introductory Guide 

Perl, founded by Larry Page in 1987 is a high-level interpreted programming language that is used for developing websites and other software. Perl is an older, open-source, general-purpose, interpreted language that is very close to C in terms of syntax. What is Perl? At the beginning of the advent of technology, there were only a […]

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The Best Coding Languages for Web Development in 2022

The last few years have shown a booming industry boom even further. Web development has become increasingly important to every industry. In this article, we look at some of the best coding languages for 2022.  When the web started, deciding what language to use was relatively easy. The 1993 version of this article would be […]

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Which programming language? Python, of course!

The use of online learning has jumped up in recent weeks, and we are inundated with people taking part in our free 5 Day Coding Challenge. Apart from people taking part in the challenge, a lot of people are asking us why we chose Python as our programming language for our full-stack course.  Learn to […]

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What Is Front End and Back End Development?

Front end and back end development are two vital areas of coding. Front end development describes that programming that is done to a site to impact the client-side or the user side of a website or application. Back end development is the programming done to the server-side or the side that only a developer sees.  […]

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Coding Languages – Who uses them and why?

We have talked before about how coding languages (just like spoken languages!) evolve over time and their uses and users change. With so much flux, it raises questions about individual companies’ preferences: For instance, which companies use Javascript? Who uses Python? And where is CSS3 used? And why do these languages (and other popular ones) […]

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3 Reasons Why a Code-Newbie Should Learn Python

When beginning to learn the craft of programming, one of the decisions you have to make is which language to tackle first. There are so many programming languages, the choice may seem overwhelming – what happens if you pick the wrong one?! Well… there’s always the Turing Theory of Completeness, but that’s way down the line! […]

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A Comparison of Popular Programming Languages

Though many developers like to declare one programming language better over another, the truth is they all have their pros and cons. Since many languages are modeled after each other, their syntax and structures can be quite similar – so learning one will help you learn another. When choosing which language to learn, it helps […]

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Learning to Code in HTML

  HTML is an evolving language and has been through several revisions since its creation. HTML 1.0 was first released to the world in 1991, the same year the World Wide Web made its debut. HTML5, published in 2008, is the latest and greatest iteration. Let’s break down the definition of HTML, which stands for […]

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7 Popular Software Programs Written in Python

Python is a popular coding language for several reasons – it’s relatively easy to learn and read, has a massive library to help you solve many of your coding problems, and a very active and welcoming community of users.Even if you have no idea what kind of language Python is, chances are you’re quite familiar […]

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7 Places You Can Learn How To Code For Free

Can you really learn how to code for free? We’re not saying you can master coding that easily, but you certainly can, with the right attitude, learn to code in as little as three months. In time, that’s equivalent to one semester of a computer science degree – hardly long enough to set anyone up […]

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