Long ago Virtual gambling clubs used to be made to run locally on your computer. In those days the most popular programming language is C or C++ for these kinds of applications.
However, things evolved and everything is started to move to the browser, at first the casinos was all around applications built in Flash with Action Script as the default language. With the first Flash applications written in Action Script, things were not that different from what you expect to see nowadays, in fact several online casinos still have Flash applications for their sites. Despite the fact that these days Flash has evolved and it’s no longer Actions Script that are the flavor of the day, yet rather it’s Action Script 3.
But the most present-day online casino currently writes apps for HTML5 which are written in Java Script. There are a several important benefits to this, not least the better performance over Flash built games, but it also more secure. Flash had few issues like performance issue and safety issue.
Until now we have recently discussed the software that keeps running on the players computers, but there obviously a lot of things that also keep running on the service providers servers. Here are the quite adverse, with organizations such as Betsson running on Microsoft .NET Framework while other are deciding on the other solutions, including open source solutions.
When these organizations grow there is also a need to handle a huge number of requests, some innovative organizations such as Bet365 have changed to a Niche language called Erlang that was created by the Swedish Telecom Company, Ericsson during the 80’s.
It’s always hard to know what will occur someday, but one thing is for sure and that will be that casino companies will continuously be evolved and make utilized the latest technology available to them.