The digital era has made technological concepts and terminologies like websites, digital marketing, e-commerce, mobile applications, social media, and so on, quite popular. These terms or concepts came up with the need to solve and meet a plethora of problems and needs brought on by the digital era. Needs such as
Websites for e-commerce,
Digital marketing solutions for businesses,
Social media for communication and so many others.
Kotlin like Python is also a general purpose programming language. It was initially designed by Jetbrains for the Java Virtual Machine(JVS) and Android. It has become popular though among android developers because it is considered a better alternative to Java especially as it improved on the major pain points of Java. It's features are:
It is a general purpose language
Code written in Kotlin is smaller when compared to Java
It is also an open source programming language.
It is interoperable with Java; can be used along side Java.
It comes with an advanced compiler that checks errors at both compile time and run time.
PHP is a server side scripting language majorly used for the development of static websites, web pages and web applications. It is an acronym for PHP: Hypertext Pre-processor, where the PHP stands for Personal Home Pages. It's features are:
PHP is an open source and free programming language.
It has a short learning curve like Python
It can be embedded in HTML
It only needs to be installed on the server, it can run on any browser on the client side.
It is regularly updated to include modern trends in web development.
C# pronounced as C sharp is a general purpose, modern programming language. It was developed by Microsoft around 2000 for developing apps on the Microsoft platform. As such, it requires a .NET platform on Microsoft to work. It's features are:
It is an object programming language.
It is an open source language. It is still evolving as a community of developers are continuously creating better improvements for newer versions
Interoperability; it can access and inherit code and classes written in any Microsoft complaint language.
It is a modern programming language and has features such as: Automatic garbage collection, Modern debugging, rubost security and error handling features.
It is a light weight scripting language for only client side execution.
It uses object prototypes to create more objects instead of classes like other programming languages such as Java.
It detects client information such as browser type, etc for analysis.