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03-29-2014, 03:27 AM #1
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Important languages to learn for web development.
I always had interest in building websites and online community forums. At the beginning it was just a hobby but now it turned out to be an opportunity that I will take seriously and make it a base for my future career.
Based on my experience of using forum softwares like VB, IPB, MYBB, SMF and much more softwares, I had some little experience about how to edit some HTML codes to my desire and learnt some few html codes but they are not enough to build full websites, at all.
What I want you to know is that I am taking coding now for serious and I am willing to be a successful web developer sooner or later.
I heard there are thousands of programming languages over the web, but I also heard that they differ based on if I want to create websites, or develop mobile apps or even games so I potentially got lost.
So, all what I want from experienced coders here is to guide me to "What languages" should I learn and what to start with to achieve the following purposes.
1- Create full websites from scratch.
2- Create interactive pages like those using Java.
3- Designing layouts of these websites I create.
4- Learn how to create a register/login system along with my website so that I can have members base on websites I create.
Please tell me:
What to begin with
What should I learn next step by step (Like language A >> Language B >> Language C etc...)
In general, advise and recommend to me what will help (if learnt well) to make me a successful web developer.
I currently have a job in an under construction marketing company that is creating a website (Using a premade HTML template from themeforest) and I find it so easy to edit and use. I want to learn more to even create a template better than this I am working on right now.
Sorry for the long post and thanks in advance.
04-01-2014, 02:21 PM #2
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Originally Posted by Major Payne
Which software is better is totally subjective. The main thing is know how to code in the various disciplines needed for your web designing. If you have the knowledge of these disciplines, then even using Notepad could carry you a long way. Web design software would just help you shorten the work level once you learn how to use it fully. Some use design software that is graphics based with an option to switch to code mode only. I have CoffeeCup's software including Xara's Web Designer 9. At times Notepad++ comes in handy. Which is better for you is hard to say. Best to use the trail versions of any software you are interested in to see if it fulfills your requirements.
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04-10-2014, 03:56 PM #3
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HTML and CSS are the major foundations to any website so they're definitely your first languages to learn.
Next, you could pick up some PHP to further usability and features.
Best of luck - keep us updated!