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Sunday Feb 12, 2012

Java--The Second Highest Growth Language on GitHub, Still #1 On Tiobe And…

"…Apart from being the second highest growth language on GitHub next to CoffeeScript, Java – already the language with the second most associated tags on Stack Overflow – outpaced the the median tag volume growth rate of 23%. This growth is supported elsewhere; on LinkedIn, the Java user group grew members faster than every other tracked programming language excepting C# and Java..."
The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: February 2012

Java does also well on Tiobe: Java is still #1 (but C is close :-)) and Java has the most commits made by open source developers (from ohloh.net). However: C is very close again.

It seems like 2012 will be a good year for Java …and C :-)


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Comments:

Could we have a legend for this chart? Otherwise it is meaningless...

Posted by bdb on February 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM CET #

Bdb,

sure just click on the link above or use this: http://www.ohloh.net/languages/compare?measure=commits&percent=true&l0=c&l1=groovy&l2=java&l3=javascript&l4=php&l5=ruby&l6=scala&l7=clojure&l8=-1&commit=Update

Enjoy the legend(ary) programming language :-)

adam

Posted by Adam Bien on February 12, 2012 at 10:21 PM CET #

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