Forum: What is the most popular programming language used in bioinformatics?
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inkprs70 wrote:

I know there are many programming languages out there. I want to know which language has the most support and used widely in the industry.

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ADD COMMENTlink modified 3.2 years ago by Pierre Lindenbaum129k • written 3.2 years ago by inkprs70

Recently discussed here: Programming language use distribution from recent programs / articles

ADD REPLYlink modified 3.2 years ago • written 3.2 years ago by Alex Reynolds30k

Python is very popular nowadays (I still do Perl though). Knowing some unix tools is also of great help, including commands like cut, sort, uniq, join, tr and some programming in awk + sed. And of course the R environment/languate for statistics, plotting, scripting...

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