Which Are The Trendiest Programming Languages Of 2016?

trendiest programming languages 2016

Short Bytes: Do you want to know which are the most trending programming languages of 2016? From time-to-time, we bring to you the results of various indexes and surveys to make you acquainted with the latest trends. In this article, we are covering the results of a survey conducted by JAXcenter and its results clearly label Java as the leader.

The trends in tech world evolve every year and it’s reflected in the choice of technologies used by people to get their work done. In this case, programming languages are no different. A rapid rate of change is the hallmark of the computer industry.

With time, programmers have learned that sticking to one particular language, framework, platform, or operating system isn’t a guarantee of success. This has encouraged the young minds to take up new challenges and learn cutting-edge technologies. Still, there are some technologies that manage to make their way to the top.

To find out the most popular programming language that people are willing to choose this year, JAXenter recently conducted a survey. While this survey only covered a small piece of the programming-loving audience, it gives us a fair idea of people’s interest.

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Unsurprisingly, the focal point of the result revolves around Java. About 47 percent of the respondents found Java very interesting and 28.5 percent people found it interesting. Combining both, we get a huge figure of 75 percent interest in Java.

Talking about Java 8 features, about 85 percent people found them interesting.

trendiest programming languages 2016

JavaScript, the language of the web, continues to impress people and inspire them to create new things. About 67 percent people found JavaScritpt interesting.

trendiest programming languages 2016

The other popular languages were Scala, Groovy, Clojure, Swift, Go, Ruby, Python, Rust, PHP, and Objective-C.

trendiest programming languages 2016

trendiest programming languages 2016

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Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

Fossbytes co-founder and an aspiring entrepreneur who keeps a close eye on open source, tech giants, and security. Get in touch with him by sending an email — [email protected]

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