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What's the best programming language to learn first?

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Whether learning to code is a New Year's resolution or you simply want to know how to start a blog (opens in new tab), it can be hard to know where to start. With plenty of trends knocking about, it's important to know what's worth your time and what's simply a fad.

With this in mind, the team at Make A Website Hub (opens in new tab) have put together this handy infographic that details helpful information for complete coding novices. With star ratings for difficulty and popularity, it's a brilliant way to get to grips with the coding programmes you may not be familiar with. If you're starting out in the field, you might also want to see our guide to the best laptop for programming.

The infographic features details on Python, Java, C++ and loads more, so it's worth a look, even if you think you've already made your mind up about which coding language to learn first.

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Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.