- Should I learn Java or Python?
- Should I learn C++ or Python?
Should I learn Java or Python?
If you’re just interested in programming and want to dip your feet in without going all the way, learn Python for its easier to learn syntax. If you plan to pursue computer science/engineering, I would recommend Java first because it helps you understand the inner workings of programming as well.
For just the absolute basics, if you’re already familiar with programming in general, 7 days seems possible. If you are unfamiliar with programming concepts in general like loops and events and variables then learning JS in 7 days seems unlikely.
Basically, yes, if you know JS and whatever framework the company you’re applying to uses, you can get a job, but if it’s your first job they might expect to give you a decent amount of hands-on training for the first 3-6 months or so.
Python: probably the most beginner-friendly language I know. Python is rapidly increasing in popularity, with easy syntax and its support for major fields in development. Such as using Django for the backend, TensorFlow for Machine learning and AI or NumPy for mathematics.
Should I learn C++ or Python?
Python leads to one conclusion: Python is better for beginners in terms of its easy-to-read code and simple syntax. Additionally, Python is a good option for web development (backend), while C++ is not very popular in web development of any kind. Python is also a leading language for data analysis and machine learning.