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10 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2018

Do you have the skills you'll need to succeed this year, or are you still betting on a COBOL revival?
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7. Perl

Perl 5 and Perl 6 are both chugging along, noted Coding Dojo, continuing as popular choices among system and network administrators and often serving as a "glue language" connecting different software components. Still, as is the case with many older languages, Perl's best days are likely already long behind it.

"We have seen a consistent downward trend for PHP and Perl," observed Giancarlo Di Vece, president of Unosquare, a global software engineering company.

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