Hi everyone, welcome to tutorialgear.com. In my previous article I discussed about best visual studio code extensions for python. Today I am going to discuss about top trending programming languages 2017. There are many new languages in market but according to my research I have found the following languages.

Top Trending Programming Languages 2017

Here is the list of those languages.

  • Python
  • SQL
  • Java
  • C#
  • Javascript
  • C++
  • Php


Python is a general purpose programming language. The founder of this language is Guido van Rossum, and first released in 1991. It is an Object Oriented Language which fully supports structured programming. Also python is a multi-paradigm programming language.

Features include:

  • Dynamic Typing
  • Cycle detecting garbage collector for memory management
  • Dynamic name resolution
  • Some support for functional programming

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2. SQL

SQL (Structured Query Language) is a domain specific language which is used in programming. It is designed for managing data of relational database management system (RDMS). Its initial release was in 1986. It allows users to create, update, delete, retrieve data from database. Also it can retrieve large amount of data from database very quickly and efficiently.

Features Include:

  • Windows server core support
  • Columnstore Indexes
  • User-defined server roles
  • Enhanced auditing features
  • Sequence objects
  • SQL azure enhancement


3. Java:

Java is a general purpose programming language. It is class-based, object oriented language. Its purpose is to let application developer “write once, run anywhere, which means java code can run all the platforms that supports java. The first release of java was in 1995.

Features include:

  • Distributed
  • Interpreted
  • Robust
  • Secure
  • Multi-threaded
  • Dynamic Language


4. C#:

CSharp logoC# is a general purpose, multi-paradigm and object oriented programming language. Microsoft developed C# in 2000. The recent version of C# is 7.0 which released in 2017.One of the main purpose of this language is to develop software components suitable for distributed environment.

Features include:

  • strong typing
  • imperative
  • declarative
  • Functional
  • Object oriented
  • Component oriented
  • Part of .Net


5. Javascript:

javascript logoJavascript is also a multi-paradigm, dynamic and interpreted programming language. Mostly it is used alongside HTML and CSS, but also it is one of the three core technologies of www (world wide web) content production. Javascript released in 1995.

Features includes:

  • Dynamic
  • Object-oriented
  • Functional
  • Delegative
  • Vendor-specific extensions


6. C++:

C++ is a general purpose programming language. Moreover, It has object oriented and generic programming features. It also provides facilities for low level memory manipulation. Its first release was in 1983.

Features include:

  • Simple
  • Portable
  • Powerful
  • Platform Dependent
  • Object Oriented
  • Case sensitive
  • Compiler Based
  • Syntax based language
  • Use of Pointers

7. Php:

php logoPhp is a server-side scripting language. Basically It is used for web development but also it is a general purpose programming language which I guess many people do not know. Its first release was in 1995.

Features include:

  • HTTP authentication
  • Cookies
  • Session
  • Dealing with XForms
  • Handling File Upload
  • Using remote files
  • Connection handling
  • Garbage Collection
  • Dynamic Tracing


Others Popular Languages:

There are many other popular languages. Here is the List.