Programming Languages

What programming language to choose in 2017?

Programming languages for beginners Part 1

Programming gradually stands on one industry after another: not so long ago the taxi seemed completely offline process, and now Uber is running a lot of developers. Looking at this (as well as the level of salaries of specialists), even a non-programmer people are thinking: "And not to try me".

Often such thoughts immediately deters a variety of programming languages: you have to choose from many not entirely clear variants. What are languages and why there is no one universal best and which of them to take in the first place and for what tasks?