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What is the best programming language to build an internet-like system on?
2HS8980

I feel interested in building an internet-like system, and not sure what programming language is the best for this task.

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MultiLangCoder

You mean a browser? C/C++ or C#/Java if your making it cross platform.

V3rmillionNet

How did the comment section end up like this:

BotsBoots

@V3rmillionNet Looks like your normal everyday reddit comment section

V3rmillionNet

Not gonna lie. That's right. @Edgod

Highwayman

@V3rmillionNet it’s probably the only instance you’ll find tho I’ve never seen anyone else do it.

RohilPatel

I would say node or express would be the best choice. They are both the same (similar), and are fast and efficient ways to export data. That's for a backend, and for a front end, I would simply use html, css, and js, as its very easy code. Be sure to mark as answered! Thanks!

ArjunSS1

You arent going to get anywhere by just asking for the best language - if you havnt noticed its just going to incite people arguing over which language is better. If you are starting out you learn js or python since you want an internet like I would suggest learning html and then you can move to django with python for "internet-like" system. I dont recommend learning C as your first language

code5

depending on what you are wanting to make. A web-server, with a database, then Django or Nodejs, if nothing else then C would be preferred.

Highwayman

The only TRUE networking language is c on Linux! sys/socket.h!

CAN I GET A HOO RAH!

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@Highwayman Hoo Rah

SixBeeps

@Highwayman heck off

Highwayman

@TaylorLiang thank you! Someone gets it.

Highwayman
SixBeeps
Highwayman
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@Highwayman Yes, as a former C programmer, I understand the true way to program

SixBeeps

@Highwayman because it's a headache to look at.

Highwayman

@TaylorLiang 👌 C: the only true language.

Highwayman

@niorg2606 wat. Did you just INSULT MY

HOO RAH!?!?!!?!”?11!?

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@Highwayman Nah, thats machine code

Highwayman

@TaylorLiang true true..

SixBeeps

@Highwayman hoo rah? more like

hoo nah

Highwayman

@niorg2606

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Highwayman

@Highwayman - Justin Bieber.

I have finally mentally imploded bois

Highwayman

@Highwayman I’m really sorry guys but this forum is no longer safe.

SixBeeps

@Highwayman Was it ever safe to begin with?

Highwayman

@niorg2606 maybe before there was over a million ppl on it..

stonefish

@Highwayman hoo rah

RohilPatel

Haha, lol! @niorg2606

Vandesm14

By "internet-like system" you mean a web server? A search engine? A searchable database of information?

2HS8980

@Vandesm14 the term "internet-like system" is a web server for storing information.

Vandesm14

@2HS8980 If you're building a database web service, I suggest learning Nodejs or Python

RohilPatel

Why would you use python? @Vandesm14

Vandesm14

@RohilPatel Because python and Nodejs are both good backend server languages.

RohilPatel

But isn't python a very, complex language, to simply setup a server? @Vandesm14

Vandesm14

@RohilPatel Python is not complex at all. That's why many schools teach python instead of JS (even though both of them are basically similar in terms of their learning curve)

RohilPatel

ok. ill try learning python. @Vandesm14