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General Discussion

What programming languages are needed to build a search engine?

What programming languages are needed to build a search engine?

2 Answers

Bob Hensley
Bob Hensley
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Spencer,

There's no predefined list of languages that are needed. The actual answer here is simple: the languages needed are the ones you know. Now that said, the barebones necessities are a server-side language (Ruby, Python, PHP, Scala.... C++, C#, etc. etc.) and a database system.

Thanks a lot! I appreciate it.