Java is the number one programming language

Java, used by 9 million developers and installed on over 7 billion devices worldwide, has proven itself capable of adapting to the rapid technological overhaul of the 21st century. According to TIOBE, a programming popularity tracker, Java has ranked number one among programming languages, followed by C, C++, and Python. Java’s approval rating in July 2016 was 19.8%, up 2.08% from July 2015. Conversely, both C and C++ have seen a decrease in popularity during the same period. Java’s impressive open-source ecosystem has allowed the language to adjust to new platforms and remain the most popular programming language in the world today. (more…)