The selection of the programming language is the job of the developers, as hardly any client come up with enough tech-savviness. Of course, clients can take interest in the selection of web development language
- A. When client has to decide to hire a web developer with expertise and at competitive rates
- B. When client has to think of web hosting for the web application
- C. When a client has to think of future aspects of the web application like maintenance, updates, supports, etc.
Today, we have some major web development languages in use:
- .NET (Microsoft technologies)
PHP is the most popular language on the internet and has the lion share of open source platforms. Therefore, most of the websites and web application development taking place in the PHP or its open sources such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and Magento. Hiring a PHP developer is easy and cost-effective due to stiff competitions in the PHP developer market.
PHP and its open source enjoy huge communities of their respective developers, so support is quick in response and cheaper against the quality. If you are ready to pay for some, you can secure long-term support with immense flexibility from the outsourcing communities like from India.
The majorities of web hosting companies are allowing PHP is hosting, and it is easy to go for it, so power user clients prefer PHP and its open source the most.
is an acclaimed web development language to streamline coding with efficiencies. It has a huge and welcoming community that offers extensive support. It has multiple frameworks and big libraries to do big scale and diverse coding.
Ruby and Rails
Ruby or Ruby on Rails makes coding fun and accomplish many tasks in the background by offering comforts to its developers. Allow rapid prototyping and ease in complicated projects.
Java is famous for the language for the enterprise solutions, and its OOP nature permits it too. Its acceptability as the base of the Android programming and its awesome libraries certainly tempting many to go with Java. In M2M and IoT era, Java is a choice of web programming language for easy integration of such emerging technologies.
.NET or ASP.NET framework has supported Microsoft technologies to sustain in fiercely competitive market. However, the proprietary nature and impression of the Microsoft technologies have reduced the size of its developer community. Therefore, except enterprises, few SMBs prefer it.