Picking Your First Programming Language
The decision depends a lot on where and what job you are aiming for:
If you haven’t picked your first programming language, the programming world is your oyster. Yet with evangelists for every language telling you their language is the best, choosing one to start with can be incredibly overwhelming. We’ve looked at the data for the top ten programming languages in the US (based on IEEE Spectrum data) to help you pick the best language to start with based on your priorities in lifestyle, location, and career potential.
There are many factors involved in choosing your first programming language. This data can help you figure out what works for you.
Good rundown of the stats behind the programming language careers. I’m not sure that Google searches in the best gauge of language popularity. Maybe something like number of projects on GitHub might have worked better.
Original post by Udaciti