Just like air, technology is everywhere. Technology is in the form of computers(including smartphones and other devices) and the software that runs on them. As the technology skyrockets, the number of people using and depending on it also soars and the number of people who actively contribute to the development of the technology (especially the software developers) also shoots up.
Programming languages are just a tool of communication. In simple words, they are a set of rules meant for instructing the computers to perform the desired tasks. There are too many programming languages available. Most of them are very strict when it comes to syntax, while a few are exceptionally flexible. Here, we are presenting five programming languages that are very easy and have considerable demand in the market.
HTML(HyperText Markup Language) is one of the easiest programming languages out there. Technically, HTML is not a programming language and its a Markup language. But, HTML also involves coding and hence it found a place on this list. It’s not too hard to learn HTML syntaxes. The HTML code can be written using few in-built applications such as a Notepad and does not require any special software for both writing and execution. They can be executed in any browser. HTML allows you to build documents using blocks of code called elements such as the body element. Although text editor or Notepad enables you to create a HTML document, it is preferred to use specific editors such as Notepad++, Visual Studio as they offer more features and flexibility.
Cascading Style Sheets(CSS) are used to define how a web browser should interpret the webpage. CSS allows us to do a variety of tasks such as altering the layout of the webpage, inserting animations, setting background, choosing a font style, size, colour and much more. They are either placed within the HTML code or outside the HTML code and then linked to the concerned HTML document.
Ruby is another scripting language which is similar to Python in terms of being simple, readable and dynamic. It is widely used in the development of websites and mobile applications. Rails is a familiar framework, that is built using Ruby. Ruby is known for its flexibility and the best support team that assists its users through online forums, documents, etc.
Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) is another open-source scripting language that finds its use in the development of Backend for websites. PHP facilities seamless storage and retrieval of data such as the contact us form data, newsletter subscribers data etc. Facebook and WordPress use PHP. PHP can also be used to send and receive cookies.
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