Let’s say you are thinking of learning how to code to be able to either work as a professional software developer or to build your own projects. Any career in software development basically starts with a choice. At the very beginning, you need to pick the programming language you're going to go in. And this choice most likely will reflect on the whole career in coding that is lying ahead of you (if your desire to get into this industry is strong enough of course). So you better give it some careful thinking before diving into the learning process. As someone said, it's not about making the right choice. It's about making a choice and making it right. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular programming languages among beginners, trying to understand their purposes, future perspectives, pluses and minuses, to choose the one.