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Programming Language Popularity Index

Posted by Mr.Editor Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Programming computer screenBellow are 3 ranks of popular programming languages. It's build with the "Language Popularity Index" tool, which is "a fully automatic, transparent, open-source and free tool to measure the popularity of programming languages on the Internet".

Surprise, surprise, the C programming language is again on the top (see the post "C programming language back at number 1 position!"). And Ada shows up on the 10th position for general-purpose and compiled languages! Wow.

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Language category:  general-purpose and compiled

Rank Name Share
1 C 25.780%
2 Java 25.409%
3 C++ 13.739%
4 Basic 10.416%
5 C# 9.613%
6 Delphi 2.925%
7 Pascal 1.601%
8 Objective-C 1.500%
9 Go 1.464%
10 Ada 1.090%

 

Language category: script

Rank Name Share
1 PHP 31.919%
2 Python 16.200%
3 Perl 10.997%
4 Ruby 7.418%
5 JavaScript 6.946%
6 R 3.279%
7 Lisp/Scheme 2.439%
8 MATLAB 2.415%
9 Lua 2.332%
10 Logo 1.646%

       

Language category: other 

Rank Name Share
1 PL/SQL 26.769%
2 SAS 16.629%
3 ABAP 14.428%
4 COBOL 11.023%
5 Prolog 7.802%
6 Focus 5.110%
7 RPG (OS/400) 4.519%
8 LabView 3.750%
9 VHDL 2.777%
10 MUMPS 2.618%

  

Source and details: http://lang-index.sourceforge.net


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