Programming languages & frameworks

Programming languages provide a way for developers to communicate with computers and tell them what to do.
This enables developers to build many types of applications. Frameworks advance the developer experience by abstracting
away complexities in building applications, making it easier for developers to work with the underlying technology.

Choosing a programming language

Each programming language has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example, Python emphasizes readability and ease of use, making it suitable for diverse applications, while C++ offers performance and control, often favored in systems programming.

The choice should align with project goals, scalability needs, and the developer community, recognizing that there's no one-size-fits-all language. Balancing trade-offs and understanding the nuances ensures a better match between language and project demands.

Application Appropriate languages
Microservices Quarkus, Node.js, Go, Python, Perl
User interfaces JavaScript, .NET
Data processing Java, Rust, C, Go
Machine learning Python, R, Scala

Low-resource applications

(IoT, edge devices)

C, Go, Java, Rust
Choosing a programming language

Discover programming languages & frameworks

Java

Java

Java is a powerful language that's widely used to create enterprise applications.

python

Python

Python is a popular programming language for data science, machine learning, and web development.

go

Go

Use Go’s speed and concurrency to get the most out of multicore and networked machines.

rust

Rust

Rust is a high-level, general-purpose programming language popular for its speed, memory, and safety.

java script

JavaScript

JavaScript is a ubiquitous full-stack language — use it for enterprise web applications and see how it works hand in hand with Kubernetes.

Net core

.NET Core

Runtimes and APIs for building and running .NET applications on Linux and in containers.

Ruby

Ruby

An object-oriented programming language that's simple and balanced.

PHP

PHP

PHP is a server-side scripting language that lets developers create database-friendly content and powerful web-based applications.

kotlin

Kotlin

Kotlin is an open-source, object-oriented programming language with type inference, which allows developers to be more concise with their syntax.

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