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Re: Debian Programming languages

Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi
> As I am trying to promote contributing to Debian,  what programming
> languages are mostly used?  I am asking as it helps to give people an
> idea of what they need to learn or will learn as part of helping.

AFAIK Kernel + low level plumbing are primarily Assembly,C,C++,Rust 

> I am guessing as the default command line interface is bash, then bash
> and bash scripting would be useful to learn but on top of that what
> would people suggest I try and promote.
> Not just on the coding side of things as we have markdown / html / css
> perhaps LaTeX for documentation.

For apps there are no hard and fast rules as there are a multitude of
langs used. Best to enquire of the devs of the particular app your
interested in.

> Thanks
> Paul

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