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    Question What is the most powerful programming language?

    What is the most powerful language? Also, What is the most flexible, in terms of how much can be created?

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    I think it really depends on what your trying to write.....

    Asked a couple of my programming friends, and we all pretty much agreed that C/C++ was the most powerful, and Java was the most flexible...
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    printf ("Hello World \n");

    I would have to say C and its many variations!!!

    ............
    ...*...|...*.....
    .....\_|_/.....
    ........|........
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    ......./.\........
    ....../...\.....
    ....o.....o.....

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    I would have to say C++, JAVA and VB. They are the most widley used. SO it really depends on what you mean by a Powerfull language. Every language has it's own special features. Which is why there are so many.

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    Cool

    This is an easy one. Try assembly language.
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    Assembly would be the most powerful language, I'd have to agree..

    but the problem is, it takes too much code to do stuff in it...
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    The most powerful method of programming is to write directly in machine code, but this is something which only people who built the first computers can do. Assembly does a similar job, but is still too low-level for most people.

    The most powerful language that you can realistically learn is C/C++. All of Unix is written in C, as are most commercial games.
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    Talking Re: What is the most powerful programming language?

    Originally posted by SolidPez
    What is the most powerful language? Also, What is the most flexible, in terms of how much can be created?
    I guess that i'd have to agree with just about everyone here, C/C++ is the most powerfull language (in reasonable learning terms),whilst java is the most flexible one going, although i guess with m$ removing it from up and coming OS's (java support that is) it might be overtaken by C# (pronounced C-sharp)
    There\'s no sense in being Pessimistic...it would never work anyway.

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    Isn't microsoft just removing the Java VM from the installation of the OS??

    I installed XP on my other computer to check it out, and I just had to install a java VM...
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    Originally posted by Matty Cross
    Isn't microsoft just removing the Java VM from the installation of the OS??
    So far as i know...but the problem is that a lot of new users wont want to have to install a java vm on their machine, or wait whilst the file is downloaded.
    There\'s no sense in being Pessimistic...it would never work anyway.

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