The 2016 Top Programming Languages

C is No. 1, but big data is still the big winner
Stephen Cass (IEEE Spectrum). 2016-07-26
Welcome to IEEE Spectrum’s third interactive ranking of the most popular programming languages. As it’s impossible to look over the shoulder of every programmer, Spectrum uses various metrics as proxies for gauging the current use of a language. Working with data journalist Nick Diakopoulos, from 10 online sources we’ve chosen 12 metrics, each one of which gives insight along a different axis of popularity. Combining the metrics produces a single ranking.

http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/software/the-2016-top-programming-languages

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