The 7 Best Coding Languages for Kids
Here's a list of coding languages that will get your kids excited about software engineering and unleash their creativity in new ways.
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Python is considered one of the easiest coding languages to learn because it uses fewer lines of code to get going. It is recommended for kids and teens who want to get started quickly and/or those interested in pursuing scientific fields like artificial intelligence.
C# (used with Unity)
This language is very popular and most often used for Windows applications, so students who are interested in working with Windows may pick this language to learn. It is similar to Java (below), so if your child already has Java knowledge, this may be a good next step.
Intermediate Coding Languages for Kids
Java (used on Minecraft)
Java is best for intermediate coders looking to strengthen their coding skill sets. You can utilize Java to play games like Minecraft or create apps. Java is recommended to teens who want to develop a strong understanding of programming and those who are patient enough to take time to learn the language’s syntax.
This language is great for students interested in web development and design. It is also a fundamental language of programming. You can use it to create a web-based, 2D game.