Whats the most flexible/Useful application development language?

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  1. o2

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    I decided to expand my programming knowledge beyond the php horizon, and leaning an actual application development language, but there are so many out there. C++ C#, .net, etc...

    Which should should I get started with thats most newbie friendly and something I can build on to create complex applications down the road.
     
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    Whats a better tool to develop in? MS VS 2008 or SharpDevelop? Assuming price is no object. :mamoru:
     
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    I personally use VS2008, never used SharpDevelop so I am not the one to ask that too.
     
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    What kind of readings would you suggest?
     
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    C# cookbook, the oriellys one with the pelican looking bird on the front
     
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    Also, look on usenet for the DVD microsoft training .NET trainer
     
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    Can you create non-windows applications with C#?
     
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    no, maybe web services.
     
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    For non-Windows apps, I would recommend learning Java for compatibility. Python is also good.
     
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    KDevelop for Linux stuff. Most Linux machines have KDE services waiting on standby nowadays, so compatibility shouldn't be an issue.
     
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    Mono is GNU/Linux C# or something to that effect.
     

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