Programming Languages

As Web applications have grown in prevalence, Java, C# and the .NET framework have grown in prominence due to their portability, but they are not the only programming languages in use today. Many opensource programmers employ Python/Perl (the P in the LAMP stack), and C++ is still popular among client-side developers. Almost all programming languages now employ classes of pre-programmed solutions for common application tasks. Scripting languages, such as JavaScript, provide limited functionality inside applications.


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