Knowing how to code is a vital skill in today’s times, that can set your child up for their future career. It can give them a headstart in their career of choice, be it Robotics, Game Development, App Development, Software or any Science, Technology, Engineering or even Design track. There are many programming languages which are used in today’s world like Java, C/C++, .Net, Python, Perl, QBasic, Visual Basic, Swift etc.
Which programming language should your child be learning?
Here’s a quick guide:
- C++ is recommended for students who want a career in robotics, electronics as well as game development. For classes 6-12
- Java is used widely to develop web based applications, websites, apps. For classes 8-12
- Python for those who want to develop career in game development, Electronics/Internet of Things (IoT), mobile apps etc. It is easier to learn as it is more intuitive and less complex that the above. For classes 8-12