Popularity evolution of programming languages since 2004
Since the year 2004, programming languages used by engineers across the globe and their popularity has changed significantly.
Here’s a short motion graphic that shows how some programming languages endured a steep fall from grace, while others shot up in popularity and usage in the past two decades.
Watch till the end to witness some significant change in rankings!
- Java and Python emerge as the two most popular programming languages given their widespread application
- Python has gained immense popularity in the recent 4-5 years
- PHP, on the other hand, has lost its charm during the same period
- Go, Scala and Ruby continue to have niche adoption