News on computers in 2017

Programming languages that become popular

This list is based on the TIOBE index, which is not necessarily perfectly representative of the reality but may serve to show the evolution in the popularity of languages ... In fact the index is based on searches done about the languages, and shows more interest in them than their use.

Langage 2016 2017
Java
1 1
C
2 2
C++
3 3
C#
4 4
Python
5 5
Visual Basic .NET
7 6
JavaScript
8 7
Perl
11 8
Assembleur
9 9
PHP
6 10
Delphi/Object Pascal
12 11
Ruby
10 12
Go
54 13
Swift
14 14
Visual Basic
13 15
R
19 16
Dart
26 17
Objective-C
18 18
MATLAB
15 19
PL/SQL
20 20

The languages whose usage increase the most are Go and Dart. PHP is the one that loses most in popularity. Ruby is also less used, so it is clear that they tend to be replaced on servers by Go and Dart.
To be compared with the popularity in 2014.

See also...

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