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What class will you start to learn other programming languages other than Java?

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asked Aug 24, 2017 in CSC 211 (F17) by Adam Donovan (100 points)

2 Answers

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You will learn some different languages in web programming which is optional for CSC majors. If you do applied mathematics I believe you also utilize python for Math based problems.

I think you'll be surprised with how easy other languages are once you really start to master Java. I tell my friends that learning your first programming language is like learning the english language, then learning other languages is like learning different styles of writing like cursive.
answered Aug 24, 2017 by Daniel Zwiener (100 points)
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The computer science program here focuses primarily on Java, and the CSC-211/212 Intro classes are both in Java. We do use other languages in some classes. CSC-330 Computer Architecture looks at the different levels of abstraction in computing, and you do high-order programming (like Java... we actually did a little bit of C++ when I took it), as well as machine code and assembly language. MATH-336 Math Modeling (an applied math class not required for the CSC major) has projects which you program in Python. I haven't taken CSC-215 Web Programming, but based on the description, you'd probably use JavaScript and PHP if you took it.
answered Aug 24, 2017 by Vecna (100 points)