Code languages "worth" learning?

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GrevenGull
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Pardon me if this has been asked before many times.

What are one or more code languages "worth" learning. To for example make cool and useful programs which can help the FLOSS community? Or to possibly help the Linux-libre kernel work even better or something idk. You can possibly see I have no clue :p so if anyone know any nice places to start off as a beginner that's very welcome as well.

zangisharp
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Hello,

I'm not an expert in GNU/Linux but I can give you an advice as a developer.

First of all there is no best programming language.

I started learning C by my self and it is the most simple programming language, by learning C you also learn how computers works(It took me about 5 years to be good in C in all domains GUI, Networking, Games etc...).

Most of the GNU/Linux applications are written in C, also you can find a lot of tutorials on how to learn C.

Second: just stick with one language, programming is hard and fun, it takes time, be patient and don't rush it.

Good luck!

GrevenGull
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thanks :)

jxself
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The Muddle programming language, of course. :)

GrevenGull
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muddle

Which of them r u referring to? Thx

Magic Banana

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The Linux kernel is written in C.

GrevenGull
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Thank you :)

aloniv

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The Linux kernel is written in C.

It's not the Linux kernel but rather Linux, the kernel or the kernel Linux since Linux is a kernel already (the Linux kernel implies Linux has a kernel).

GrevenGull
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Woah this is next level pedantic xD

Magic Banana

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My bad: I am not a native speaker.

nadebula.1984
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Don't distribute your time and energy over too many programming languages. Pick up one "Turing" programming language and one "Church" programming language should be justifiable. However, mastering C seems a necessity.

GrevenGull
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Hi :) what do u mean by "turing" and "church"? Thank you

Magic Banana

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I guess nadebula.1984 means one language that favors the imperative style (e.g., C) and another that favors the functional style (e.g., Scheme).

GrevenGull
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Imperative and functional told me as much as Turing and Church :p

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GrevenGull
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Cool :)