What Programing Language are the Largest Website Written In?

igotmumps mike at mumps.ca
Wed Jul 20 21:03:07 EDT 2011

On Jul 13, 1:04 pm, ccc31807 <carte... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 12, 7:54 am, Xah Lee <xah... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > maybe this will be of interest.
> > 〈What Programing Language Are the Largest Website Written In?〉http://xahlee.org/comp/website_lang_popularity.html
> 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
> for your web programming.
> 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.
> CC.

I believe Facebook uses a PHP/C compiler.  i.e. the site is written in
PHP, but compiled down to C/C++...


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