Given the vast number of programming languages in use today, determining what to focus on can be a challenge. This guide, based on the top technologies listed in StackOverflow's 2018 Developer Survey and RedMonk's Programming Rankings, offers a concise look at six languages that are currently popular.
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Determining which programming language will best meet your needs can be daunting for new developers. To shed light on this question, developer hubs such as Stack Overflow and GitHub release data on the most popular languages on their platforms. Below are the programming languages that have topped the biggest developer surveys and roundups in 2018. Here's what you need to know about each language, the jobs that require them and how to begin learning them.
Typical jobs: Web developer, full-stack developer, front-end developer
Tutorial for getting started: The official Mozilla tutorial