If you are running on a Windows server, what choices do you have in programming languages? Actually, you have quite a few. Here are a few Windows programming languages to consider. Be sure to do your homework and pick the one that is best for your situation.
- Visual Basic – Visual Basic is versatile and has a lot of uses. Visual Basic has a lot of compatibility with ActiveX controls due to the way that Microsoft designed it. If that suits you, then Visual Basic is a definite option for you.
- .NET – .NET isn’t a language so much as it is a framework for supporting programming languages. Right now, .NET supports C#, VB.NET, and ASP.NET.
- VBScript – VBScript is compatible with ASP, DHTML, Microsoft Outlook 97, and Windows Scripting Host.
- ASP – Stands for Active Server Pages. The best way to build dynamic websites on a Windows environment.
- C++ – The default interface for C++ is COM. But all SAS IOM interfaces are designed to work well with C++ too. That means you have flexibility. It helps to know Visual Basic.
If you are operating on a Windows environment and you are reluctant to migrate to Linux, don’t worry. You have plenty of programming options for Windows. The above programming languages can help you build a website worth showing to the world.