Exploring Programming Language Basics

Explore the significance of understanding programming languages.

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Most companies lean heavily toward a specific language or set of languages, depending on what the code is used for. Server-side applications in enterprise settings tend to prefer Java, whereas machine learning (ML) applications perform fairly well in functional languages or hybrid languages such as Python. Whichever language you find yourself closest to, you should learn the basics of that language. If the team you work with is heavily using a functional language and you only know object-oriented (OO) languages, use this as an opportunity to bridge the gap and learn the fundamentals of functional programming.

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