When it was started 20 years ago, the top languages were Java, C, and C++.
20 years later, the top languages are now C, Java, Python, and C++
And “The difference between position 1 and position 3 is only 0.67%.”
This means that the next few months will be exciting. What language is going to win this battle? Python seems to have the best chances to become number 1, thanks to its market leadership in the booming field of data mining and artificial intelligence.
ZDNet also noted the trends:
Searches for C were down 4.83 percentage points compared to last July. Java searches were down 3.93% over the period, while Python gained 1.86%.
But they also have this to say about TIOBE’s calculations:
It’s a different methodology to developer analyst RedMonk, which looks at language usage on software projects hosted on GitHub and discussions on the developer Q&A site, Stack Overflow.
Other interesting moves this month:
C++ gained more than 0.5% getting closer to the top 3Rust rose from #30 to #27Go rose from #20 to #13TypeScript rose from #45 to #37Haskellrose rose from #49 to #39
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