Blockchain technology has come to become one of the fastest growing technologies in the recent years. A fairly nascent technology that first made headlines in 2009 via the development of Bitcoin white paper by an anonymous person named Satoshi Nakomoto. Ever since, blockhain market has ballooned to roughly $1.2 billion within a space of 10 years and predicted to reach at least 45 times higher this valuation by 2025.
As a developer hoping to be a part of this growing revolution, it important to look at the different programming languages that will provide a good edge in being successful in the field.
This is a general purpose programming language used for scalable and resource intensive applications. It is capable of handling parallel and non-parallel tasks efficiently and has a high memory control capability. An example of a popular blockchain application built on C++ is EOS.
Java is another class-based programming language that uses object-oriented programming. It has been ranked in the top 3 programming languages with up to 9 milliioin developers. An example of a blochain application built on Java is NEM.
This is another great high-level programming language backed by Microsoft Corporation and at least 2M developers worldwide. It is an object-oriented language and hence facility easy and organized implementation of a blockchain application. It has found its usefulness in building two very popular blockchain applications namely Stratis and NEO