Top 10 Web Development Languages
Web development has a broad canvas. The number of web developers is on the rise and it is very important to know the areas where you can excel. The market demand for such skills is also an important factor. To follow are the top 10 web development languages that are in demand and you can make a career in them.
PHP is a popular scripting language used in website development. It allows a static webpage to become dynamic. It works with the three major operating systems i.e Windows, Linux and Mac. The language is very easy to learn, especially when you know the syntax of C language.
It is very rare to see a programmer who has never touched Java. Java standards such as Servlet, Java Server Page and some non standard development makes it a very good candidate for accomplishing a lot of projects. Java is presenting a very stiff competition to Microsoft and Intel products in the internet arena.
If you want to create features rich web interfaces then VB.net is the language to be looked at. Yet another object-oriented language which runs on .NET framework. Some open source platforms are also available for VB.Net but they are nothing as compared to C#.net. C# skills are forecasted to be in high demand in the future.
It is a powerful object-oriented programming language. With the introduction of “Ruby on Rails”, a web application framework, the popularity of Ruby increased manifolds. If you have a knowhow of Java you can easily get on with Ruby in a week.
There is hardly a programmer who can call himself a web programmer without knowing HTML. It is very easy to learn and is needed in laying the foundations for a website design. The current version, HTML5, is such a powerful commodity that it eliminates the need of learning even Flash.
It is an objected oriented scripting language. With the current boom of Apple products all over the world it is important to learn AppleScript to develop websites that are compatible with Apple’s platforms.
There are a number of job opportunities available for web developers having expertise in Perl programming language. It is used to write a number of web server programs for various tasks.
Java platform uses this object-oriented language. Most of the Java files are Groovy files. Groovy’s code is better defined than Java. Other features such as dynamic and static typing and operator overloading are not available in Java. It was developed in 2007 and therefore has less following but it is bound to make a big impact in the web programming industry.
Active Server Pages is a scripting language. There are very few substitutes for ASP. Dynamic web page generation during run time takes place through ASP.