Click here to Skip to main content
15,567,585 members

Survey Results

What would you recommend someone learn as their first programming language?

Survey period: 12 Jul 2015 to 26 Jul 2015

Let's assume you like the person and wish them no harm.

OptionVotes% 
C47620.05
C++28011.79
C#73931.13
Java2128.93
Javascript1496.28
Objective-C or Swift100.42
Pascal / Modula / Delphi883.71
PHP522.19
VB / VB.NET2018.47
Something else1677.03



 
GeneralRe: Fortran on punch cards Pin
Graham Wilson13-Jul-15 7:24
Graham Wilson13-Jul-15 7:24 
GeneralRe: Fortran on punch cards Pin
den2k8813-Jul-15 7:40
professionalden2k8813-Jul-15 7:40 
GeneralRe: Fortran on punch cards Pin
doright14-Jul-15 5:26
doright14-Jul-15 5:26 
GeneralRe: Fortran on punch cards Pin
den2k8814-Jul-15 6:00
professionalden2k8814-Jul-15 6:00 
GeneralRe: Fortran on punch cards Pin
W Balboos, GHB13-Jul-15 9:26
W Balboos, GHB13-Jul-15 9:26 
GeneralRe: Fortran on punch cards Pin
Daniel Pfeffer13-Jul-15 23:07
professionalDaniel Pfeffer13-Jul-15 23:07 
GeneralC for beginners Pin
Sharif Ahmad13-Jul-15 4:48
professionalSharif Ahmad13-Jul-15 4:48 
GeneralDepends. Pin
Stephen Hewitt13-Jul-15 4:42
Stephen Hewitt13-Jul-15 4:42 
It depends on why they want to program.
Steve

GeneralObjective-C OR Swift? Pin
Marc Clifton13-Jul-15 4:31
mvaMarc Clifton13-Jul-15 4:31 
GeneralRe: Objective-C OR Swift? Pin
Rob Grainger14-Jul-15 0:02
Rob Grainger14-Jul-15 0:02 
GeneralRe: Objective-C OR Swift? Pin
User 1013254614-Jul-15 1:54
User 1013254614-Jul-15 1:54 
GeneralRe: Objective-C OR Swift? Pin
Marc Clifton14-Jul-15 2:53
mvaMarc Clifton14-Jul-15 2:53 
GeneralRe: Objective-C OR Swift? Pin
User 1013254614-Jul-15 3:03
User 1013254614-Jul-15 3:03 
GeneralRe: Objective-C OR Swift? Pin
Kevin McFarlane14-Jul-15 7:23
Kevin McFarlane14-Jul-15 7:23 
GeneralRe: Objective-C OR Swift? Pin
User 1013254614-Jul-15 7:28
User 1013254614-Jul-15 7:28 
GeneralF# Pin
Marc Clifton13-Jul-15 4:30
mvaMarc Clifton13-Jul-15 4:30 
GeneralRe: F# Pin
Rob Grainger14-Jul-15 0:05
Rob Grainger14-Jul-15 0:05 
GeneralRe: F# Pin
Kevin McFarlane14-Jul-15 7:20
Kevin McFarlane14-Jul-15 7:20 
GeneralI voted other because the answer is so context sensitive Pin
Dan Neely13-Jul-15 4:22
Dan Neely13-Jul-15 4:22 
GeneralI Picked C#... Pin
musefan13-Jul-15 1:05
musefan13-Jul-15 1:05 
GeneralRe: I Picked C#... Pin
Kevin McFarlane13-Jul-15 2:30
Kevin McFarlane13-Jul-15 2:30 
GeneralSomething else Pin
RugbyLeague12-Jul-15 23:53
RugbyLeague12-Jul-15 23:53 
GeneralRe: Something else Pin
Vivi Chellappa15-Jul-15 5:57
professionalVivi Chellappa15-Jul-15 5:57 
GeneralRe: Something else Pin
RugbyLeague15-Jul-15 5:59
RugbyLeague15-Jul-15 5:59 
GeneralTools over language, I say Pin
Franc Morales12-Jul-15 23:50
Franc Morales12-Jul-15 23:50 

General General    News News    Suggestion Suggestion    Question Question    Bug Bug    Answer Answer    Joke Joke    Praise Praise    Rant Rant    Admin Admin   

Use Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages.