Java named most popular programming language, but for how long?
Java has been named the most popular programming language, but its competitors are now slowly creeping up to take the top spot.
The language is used by 17.05% of developers, slightly lower than last year’s percentage where 18.48% chose to use the language. C came a close second in the running with 16.52%.
C# and C++ were also high up in developer choice, with 8.65% and 7.85% respectively. However, a big difference can be seen with Objective-C and PHP.
Objective-C is gaining popularity since being...