Programming Language Trends
18 May 2007
Tim O’Reilly uses stats for computing book sales to follow trends in the use of programming languages. His latest report shows (click image to enlarge):
It seems that Java books are still the top-sellers but are declining by 14% year-on-year whereas C# books are in second place and sales are effectivley static. Bright green represent the high-flying languages and any shade of green shows increasing popularity.
A glance at the sales figures over several years is also illuminating:
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