In a previous article, we reviewed the results of the 2018 JetBrains’ State of Developer Ecosystem survey and we focused solely on Java because, you know, it’s Java!
But the survey is full of interesting and fun facts on a number of languages and technologies. Therefore, we decided to collect the most interesting facts and present them in this collection of highlights. Enjoy!
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The general story
React dominates, Angular misses the top 5, and Vue.js steals the rookie show making it in the top 3.
The popularity of React Native for mobile development has grown a lot compared to 2017.
The Scala stories
Akka dominates in web development, followed by Play. Spark Java, young as it is, made it in the top 5.
Maven may be the veteran but Gradle is giving it a run for its money.
The Kotlin stories
10% of respondents don’t know what version of Kotlin they use.
Java is the second most regularly used language among Kotlin developers.
Mobile applications industry is the one true love for Kotlin developers.
Do you have any plans for the weekend?
Apparently, there are no weekends in the developer world.