Manuel Konieczny
Manuel Konieczny voted up Ray Dart's answer

This is going to sound "quaint" and "old". But if you learn C and C++, you will learn so much about all aspects of coding. Other languages will seem much more logical.

If I were starting now, I'd learn Ruby. It has everything.

PHP is ok, more used than Ruby but not as useful in real terms.

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Manuel Konieczny
Manuel Konieczny voted up Gator Blu's answer

It can. It can also encourage socialism, or communism, or a specific religion. It is an election year here in the US and all the candidates are using social media to try to reach voters. And there are the news outlets using their sites to cover the campaigns. On the flip side you have ISIS … Read more