Redmonk language rankings

Steve D'Aprano steve+python at
Sun Mar 19 01:48:07 EDT 2017

Redmonk have announced their language rankings for January 2017, and Python
has moved up to third most popular language:

Note that the way Redmonk calculate the rankings have changed, so you cannot
directly compare the previous ranking with these.

Other languages of note:

- Rust, Typescript and Powershell are three languages showing high levels of
growth in popularity;

- Despite entering the "Trough Of Disillusionment" phase of the hype cycle,
Swift's popularity continues to grow.

“Cheer up,” they said, “things could be worse.” So I cheered up, and sure
enough, things got worse.

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