1. Job market - Japan and Global
Most Demanded Programming Languages - Global
Most Demanded Programming Languages - Japan
2. Low Entry Barriers for Beginners
All web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.) have JS interpreters built in. No other language has this kind of advantage and reach. It is unlikely this will change soon.
In addition, JS is supported by a broad and powerful group of companies — it is not controlled by a single person or company, which makes it a lot more stable and relevant.
5. It’s an Inexpensive Language
7. There’s a Trend Towards Web Apps and Mobile Apps
Browsers are getting more powerful and bandwidth is getting cheaper and more reliable. The focus is moving away from native apps and towards web and mobile applications, especially as the possible combinations of operating systems, screen sizes, and devices are becoming more diverse.
If you are interested in learning how to program, we highly encourage you to apply!
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- The Principle of Least Power by Jeff Atwood