Another month, another update to the TIOBE Index. The Index tracks the popularity of programming languages according to search engine results. This month, C moved up past Java and entered the number one position.
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.
Increasing language fragmentation is biggest threat to Javas future, but its still riding high according to the latest rankings
It may have been displaced on the TIOBE index, but we argue that its far too early to write Java off.