Which programming language is best to learn first?

Which programming language is best to learn first?

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2492 votes tallied
C/C++
607 votes
JavaScript
242 votes
Python
1137 votes
Ruby
109 votes
Go
42 votes
Rust
13 votes
Other
342 votes

Part of being a good open source citizen is contributing to the projects and programs you use and care about most—and learning how to code can be a big part of that. But with so many programming languages out there, picking the right entry point into coding can be a challenge.

That's why we want you, our readers, to share your thoughts. Should new coders start with an "old reliable" language like C, or something lighter and perhaps easier to learn, like Javascript or Python? Let us know what you think in our poll, and be sure to join the discussion in the comments section below.

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