As the technology landscape continues to evolve, programming languages are becoming increasingly important to learn for developers. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the top 5 programming languages you should learn in the coming year.


Python has become one of the most popular programming languages in recent years due to its simplicity, readability, and versatility.

It’s used extensively in data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, making it an essential language to learn for developers who want to work in these fields.

Python is also used in web development, game development, and automation scripting, making it a versatile language that can be used in various domains.


JavaScript is a programming language that’s commonly used in web development. It’s used to add interactive elements to websites, such as animations, dropdown menus, and pop-ups.

It’s also used in server-side programming, mobile app development, and game development. Learning JavaScript is essential for developers who want to work in web development or front-end development.


Kotlin is a programming language that’s gaining popularity in the mobile app development world. It’s used to develop Android apps and has gained traction due to its simplicity, readability, and interoperability with Java. Learning Kotlin is essential for developers who want to work in mobile app development or Android development.


Rust is a systems programming language that’s designed for performance and safety. It’s used to develop low-level systems software, such as operating systems, device drivers, and game engines.

Rust is gaining popularity due to its ability to prevent common programming errors, such as null pointer dereferencing and buffer overflows. Learning Rust is essential for developers who want to work in systems programming or low-level software development.


Swift is a programming language that’s used to develop iOS and macOS apps. It’s designed to be fast, safe, and interactive, making it an ideal language for developing mobile apps.

Swift has gained popularity due to its simplicity, readability, and performance. Learning Swift is essential for developers who want to work in iOS or macOS app development.


Whether you’re interested in web development, mobile app development, systems programming, or data science, learning these programming languages will help you stay ahead of the curve and remain competitive in the job market.

It’s important to note that while learning languages like Python, JavaScript, Kotlin, Rust, and Swift is essential to find a job as a developer, it’s also crucial to keep up with the latest trends and developments in the technology landscape.

By staying informed and continuously learning, you can build your skills and advance your career as a software developer, and Industry Connect can help with all of it.

Whether you have very basic developer knowledge, or are an expert in one of the languages but want to transfer to another, talk to us. Our series of remote courses can help you no matter where you are in your career, whether you’re just starting out or an industry veteran.

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