Both Python and Go are very similar in the sense that they are both very beginner friendly, and somewhat forgiving when it comes to errors. They also both have great readability, that is, their variables, classes and methods all have a single purpose and are arranged with a consistent indentation and formatting style. When thinking…

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Poor Erlang. It’s a bit like the red-headed stepchild of the programming language family – neglected, unwanted, and constantly having the existence of its soul brought into question. The truth is that Erlang is a quiet achiever. It’s a quirky language that may not be popular, but it is a handy tool to have at…

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Lisp gets a bad rap.  It doesn’t matter if you’re referring to the speech impediment or the second oldest high-level programming language family still in use today, it has it’s superfans and its haters. Like many core languages, Lisp has spawned countless dialects, one of which being Clojure. So, what is Clojure?  And how is…

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There are several reasons why VueJS has taken out a podium finish for 3 years running as one of the most popular JavaScript frontend frameworks – as voted by developers themselves. There’s a new player in town – and it’s not React JS.  An easy learning curve and a streamlined framework mean that VueJS may…

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KOFI GROUP Any software engineer will tell you that there’s a library of options, pun intended, when it comes to choosing a programming language to specialize in. The answer to this question depends a lot on the functionality you want your code to possess, how optimized you want your code to be and the time…

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If you’ve read some of our previous blogs, you won’t be surprised when we say Golang is the best programming language to learn for new and experienced coders alike. Golang offers the ease of use, clarity, and practicality that many other languages lack, and it’s relatively simple to pick up. All that’s left now is…

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This might sound weird, but there’s a few similarities between the rise of Leninism in 20th Century Russia, and the release of the Rust programming language. Despite people’s opinions, good or bad, there can be no doubt that both concepts are examples of revolutionary thinking – just hear us out. In fact, by just swapping…

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TypeScript’s popularity has been on a steady increase over the last few years and it’s one of the most promising programming languages coming into the new year. With around 60% of JavaScript programmers making the switch to TypeScript, and another 20% more wanting to dip their feet in and try, let’s talk about what all…

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As a mobile developer – what do you want in an application? You want it to look slick. You want it to be super responsive with short load times. You want functionality on Android, iOS, and Windows. What you actually want, is React Native. It’s the most popular cross-platform technology for a reason but before…

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With over 250 different programming languages currently being used by developers around the world it can be difficult to know which discipline will be the most sought-after in two, five or even ten years’ time. For our broader perspective on the best programming languages, check out The Top 10 Programming Languages of All Time. Relative…

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