Big news for the TIOBE Index, as SQL rejoins the top 20 after a long hiatus. This month, Java reigns supreme, Python jumps past C#, and Swift continues to freefall.
Something old, something new. Kotlin and C are the two candidates that have what it takes to become the programming language of the year, according to the latest TIOBE index. The winner will be announced next month but, in the meantime, let’s see why Kotlin deserves to win.
Java has cracked another popularity milestone on the TIOBE Index, racking up ratings of over 20 per cent. Thanks to the recent JavaOne conference, Java’s domination of the sometimes controversial ranking is a force to be reckoned with.
The TIOBE Index has gone ahead and fixed its algorithm to make sure its results are more accurate, which has been a bugbear for many in the past. Java-heads will be happy to see that despite the improvement, Java still reigns supreme. Long live Java!
However you look at it, language rankings are often used to make a strategic decision about what programming language to adopt for your next project. We take a look at the technology radars out there that are worth your time and understanding.
Is Google’s language Dart on the rise? Who is ruling the Tiobe and PyPI charts this month? Read on to find out.
Whilst certain popularity stats may have you believe the language is tottering towards its dotage, a little probing reveals that things are very much alive beneath the surface.
Relatively stable year makes Transact-SQL TIOBE programming language award winner.
Helped by a change in calculations, Java knocks C to second and reclaims No.1 spot in the popularity programming index
Ten months on from being deposed at the top by C, Java takes back first place in TIOBE index.
It may have been displaced on the TIOBE index, but we argue that its far too early to write Java off.
Interesting Twitter discussion over Scala macros sparks further debate about the pros and cons of the statically type-checked language
Scala and Dart are still stuck in the #50-#100 bracket of the TIOBE rankings, behind languages such as Lua and Groovy
PLUS, second RC for JRuby 1.6.0 and new tool for using Mirah and Android.