What Programing Language are the Largest Website Written In?

Xah Lee xahlee at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 01:15:13 CEST 2011


On Jul 31, 11:38 am, gavino <gavcom... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 13, 1:04 pm, ccc31807 <carte... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Jul 12, 7:54 am, Xah Lee <xah... at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > maybe this will be of interest.
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> > > 〈What Programing Language Are the Largest Website Written In?〉http://xahlee.org/comp/website_lang_popularity.html
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> > About five years ago, I did some pretty extensive research, and
> > concluded that the biggest sites were written serverside with JSP.
> > Obviously, this wouldn't include The Biggest site, but if you were a
> > big, multinational corporation, or listed on the NYSE, you used JSP
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> > I doubt very seriously PHP is used for the biggest sites -- I'd still
> > guess JSP, or maybe a MS technology (not VB), but it's only a guess.
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> > CC.
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> facebook is php
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> myspace is microsoft
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> aol was tcl and aolserver c embedding tcl interp
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> priceline is lisp
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> reddit is python was lisp orig
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> amazon was perl
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> livejournal was perl

thanks Kevin. Rarely seen you useful. :)

 Xah



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