Top 6 Programming languages for Web development in 2021
Web Developer at Pageup/ May 15, 2021
Here is a saying about “right tool for the right job” and it very much applies to a programming language. Not all programming languages are designed the same and that’s why they are not equally good for everything.
For example Java, programming language is great for writing server-side code but We cannot use it for frontend development. There were attempts in the past in the form of writing dynamic code in Servlet and JSP using Java code but that created more problems than they solved.
6 Best Programming Languages for Web Development in 2021
For example, you can use React.js and Angular for frontend, Nodejs for backend, and React Native for creating cross-platform (both Android and iOS) mobile apps.
Python is another language which has gained a lot of popularity in recent year. While it's not exactly new and has passed the test of time, it's probably the most versatile programming language at the moment.
For example, you can use Django to create full-stack web applications. If you want more control, you can also use Flask, a minimalist web development framework.
It’s a dynamic, server-side scripting language that makes it really easy to create fully functional web applications. If that’s not enough, half of the internet is running on PHP’s shoulder, remember WordPress, the most popular web application software is made on PHP.
PHP also has frameworks like Laraval, which is both powerful and allows you to swiftly create web applications using a model–view–controller architectural pattern.
Ruby is another programming language that is really great for web development. Similar to PHP and Python, Ruby is also easy to learn and goo for beginners.
What makes Ruby special for web development is the Ruby on Rails framework which powers websites like Github, Shopify, Airbnb, Groupon, GoodReads, and Kickstarter.
6. HTML and CSS
While HTML and CSS is not really a programming language (well, some of you may not agree but yes, they are not the programming language) but they are the backbone for web development and every web developer must learn them.
HTML provides the structure while CSS provides the style and helps them to look better and more visually appealing. If you want to become a serious frontend developer then you must master these two in 2021.