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Timothy McMahan8,481 Points
Where to go next?
I am interested in developing database driven web applications. I just completed the Front End Web Development Track. What is the most useful back end langue for this purpose (PHP, Ruby, Python, or something else)?
Steven Parker225,727 Points
I'll assume we can exclude SQL. Since you are asking in this topic area, I expect you already appreciate the need for that.
All back-end languages are useful for developing servers — that's what they were created for. There a several factors that might influence a decision, like popularity, demand, salary potential, trending, etc.
I would probably pick Ruby/Rails as a first choice myself. It's what Treehouse runs on.