It’s this time of the year again! The State of Octoverse 2018 report is here and it’s rich with data on the usage of our favorite programming languages and technologies. Let’s take a closer look!
GitHub is back for another Octoverse-fest! The State of the Octoverse 2018 report is live and it’s stuffed with interesting data on the state of the most popular programming languages and technologies.
To give you some quick introductory numbers, GitHub is the home for 31M+ developers, 96M+ repositories, and 200M+ pull requests!
But enough chit-chat! Let’s dive into the most interesting highlights!
Steady as we go
The top highlight of the State of the Octoverse 2018 report can be no other than the top programming languages!
TypeScript jumps to the 7th place while Ruby dives hard all the way from 5th to 10th place.
Another interesting aspect highlighted by the report is the list of the fastest growing languages.
Kotlin may not be in the top 10 used languages but it is the number one fastest growing language, followed by HCL and TypeScript for the top 3.
The projects of your heart
Moving on to the most popular projects hosted by GitHub, the report presents the top open source projects for 2018:
We have discussed before that React Native is steadily growing over the years and becomes quite a trend and the State of Octoverse 2018 confirms that! Not only React Native is the second most popular open source project on GitHub, but it is also the number one tag used!
For the full report and tons of more interesting insights, head over to the official Octoverse 2018 report.