Top Programming Languages for Web Development

Feb 22, 2016

Gaurav Kanabar



Developing online web application for your business can be a tricky game. If you have some idea about various languages which can be used for web development this can help you understand pros and cons about it.

I am discussing people who have a great business idea or want to develop a new cloud-based web application which can help them in business . From Front End design to Back End Programming you need to know the basic to at least communicate with your developer so that he can develop an application which can satisfy your need.

You can refer Top 5 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Web Developer to understand why you should hire Web Developer.

Top Programming Languages for Web Development



SQL tops the chart since it is widely popular languages. A database such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL Server powers robust applications for a large corporation and big businesses. About every person on the earth who connect with technology eventually touches SQL. For example, all iOS and Android devices access SQL database called SQLite and many popular applications like DropBox and Skype uses it.



Java is about 20 Year old Programming language. It has robust community and it is used by about  9 million developers. It is the programming language which is used to built native android mobile apps. The reason that it has wide popularity with developers it doesn’t wide popularity due to the fact that  it’s platform independence, Java program can run on any computer with Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed.



PHP is a server-side script means processing is done on the web host’s server , information can be stored in a browsing session . PHP is an open source programming language and it has robust community support. It can be used to create large and complex projects. Most popular CMS apps like WordPress , Joomla , Drupal etc. are written in PHP. The custom requirement for your business can be easily met with PHP. If you are considering to develop web application development you can strongly consider PHP for it.

 Frameworks and Development Tools

PHP Frameworks


CodeIgnitor , Laravel , CakePHP etc. are code frameworks. These frameworks help developers to create a web application that is logical and uniform across an application.

CodeIgniter makes use of MVC (Model View Control) system which helps you to build an application which helps web developer to build core libraries and it also enables to integrate existing scripts with the database.

Advantages of CodeIgniter

  1. CodeIgnitor allows you to streamline the code underlying your web pages easily
  2. This Framework Helps programmer to create both back-end and front-end code ineffective and secured manner
  3. It can easily customize to suit custom need for Small and Medium Businesses
  4. Migration from one server to other is simple and hassle-free


You can choose a programming language for your next project based on the application that you want to develop. For example, if you want to build desktop application then you can choose between .Net and Java and if you want to develop web-based application then you can go with PHP.

I hope you will find this post very useful regarding TOP Level Programming Languages for Web Development?

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Post by Gaurav Kanabar

Gaurav Kanabar is the Director of Alphanso Tech, a globally acknowledged IT consulting company providing the services in the arena of the WordPress Development Services & iPhone App Development Services. With the immense support from the adroit team, Alphanso Tech has been serving a huge client base worldwide.

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