When you are a web designer, it means that you need to be able to use multiple programming languages. There are a wide variety of programming languages and the more languages that you know the better it will be for you in the long run. You have the freedom to choose just how many different types of languages you want to be able to implement into your career choice. Below you will find some of the common types of programming languages that are available to you.
This is the latest version of the Ada programming language, which is focused on object-oriented programming. Typically, this type of programming language is used in government and industry sectors. Ada95 has been compared to C++ and Java, which are all suitable for Internet programming.
AppleScript is the programming used to develop the environment for the Mac computers. It has been bundled together with the Mac operating system, so you can use a variety of different scripting tasks on your Mac. It has recently been applied to various web programming.
This is an English scripting language that is used for Apple’s HyperCard. It has been described as being similar to AppleScript, but it is far simpler and forgiving. There are a large number of HyperTalk programmers in the Mac world, but it is widely preferred over AppleScript and UserTalk for those who are writing web scripts on the Mac.
The University of Arizona developed this programming language with a C –ish type syntax and SNOBOL heritage, which makes it suitable for string processing. This program is similar to other languages being used for Internet programming.
Java is by far the leading programming language of all Internet applications. It offers a variety of advantages over other languages, such as: familiarity, platform independence, performance and safety. Sun Microsystems created Java as a way to loosen the grip that Microsoft and Intel have on the computer platform.
This is Netscape’s leading programming language for the implementation of HTML, Java applets and Netscape plug-ins. It is based on Java, so it is mostly compatible with syntax. It differs from Java because it is interpreted, instead of compiled, and it only supports certain built-in objects and user-defined functions.
This is often described as being a compiled scripting language. Perl will combine the elements of C along with some UNIX scripting and text languages into a complete language, which allows the functioning of everything as a whole. When compared to Java, Perl is easier to use than what Java is. It was developed as an alternative to C for various tasks that have been too difficult to use UNIX on, or where performance has become an issue.