6 Kinds of Programming Languages to Learn

When it comes to programming languages to learn, we have plenty of options to choose from. According to Wikipedia, there are more than 700 languages in the world including the esoterics. Obviously, you don’t have to learn all of them. But in the wild, we use multiple programming paradigms. So you should learn at least one programming language of each paradigm. Today, I present you 6 kinds of programming languages you should learn.

Note that this article is filled with a lot of jargon and might not be a good article for beginners. If you are a beginner, consider it a roadmap for future but stick to your present roadmap.

  • Procedural Programming
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Functional Programming
  • Prototype-based Programming
  • Scripting and Systems Programming
  • Database and Query Languages

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Vikrant Singh Chauhan

Writing code for the betterment of the World

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What about logic programming?

I will add them as well. Thank you.

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This is perhaps somewhat subjective, but I'll share my view:

I would put object-oriented and prototype-based in one point.

I would not put scripting and system programming in one point.

I agree but prototype based languages can be a little confusing. That is why I kept them seperately.

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