The Top 5 Programming Languages to Learn This Year

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A job worth doing is a job worth doing well, a programming language is a job worth doing. However, there is no doubt, a programming language is a cranium behind modern technologies.

More so, learning to code is essential if you care to know about the driving force behind the mode of operation of some of your machines e.g. Vending machines. The question is, do you have a flair for programming languages?  And you are in doubt as to which choice of language to learn. Or you are already a programmer, thinking to add to your existing knowledge this year. The solution is at your fingertips.

In this section, we are going to enlighten you about the five (5) most relevant and top notch programming languages you should consider learning this year.


JavaScript is arguably the best programming language to learn because of it client-server functionality. This attribute enables java to work on both client and server side. In view of this, JavaScript can be built on offline apps, desktop apps, native apps and most importantly it can be run on the internet of things (IoT) devices. JavaScript, because of its reputation of being ubiquitous, it is often regarded as the universal programming language of the web. As a matter of fact, it doesn’t seem to relinquish this reputation anytime soon.

If you are in doubt as to what to learn this year, give Java a trial.


Without mincing words, Python is one of the most fascinating programming languages you can learn as a beginner. Experts have alluded to the fact that you can build your coding skills with python without any hassle. However, Python is becoming more relevant than ever before.


C# is believed to have come into being in the year 2000. It is one of the most recent programming language widely used in all type of software development (ranging from writing a web application to mobile apps). The web application can run on most web servers and mobile apps can run virtually on any mobile devices. C# is the brainbox behind the efficient Augmented Reality (AR) and VR.

In a nutshell, C# is worth learning this year as it complements other programming languages. Basic skills in C# can help to decipher other programming languages easily.


It is generally believed that the GO was initiated by the Google team. The team set a preference for the outlook and the major list of what they want to be included in their programming languages. These include fast execution, a writing program that supports concurrency and most importantly supports garbage and collection. Although it may be difficult to learn as a beginner if you have a programming background, it is very important you consider learning to GO this ear.

Android with Kotlin

Kotlin, being the youngest of all we’ve mentioned. It is pioneered by Jet Brain in 2011. Kotlin is said to be an upgrade of Java and it is on the verge of replacing Java. However, we enjoy all Java developers to switch into using Kotlin. In 2017, Google ratified the Kotlin language on the Android platform. This move really increases the popularity of Kotlin.

In conclusion, it is more profitable to consider learning Kotlin this year because of its simplicity and efficiency.