Keep on moving over, Java and C. Other languages are closing the popularity gap.That’s the gist of this month’s Tiobe index, which gauges language popularity based on a formula assessing search-engine activity. While still ranking number one and two in the index, Java and C continue to see their shares dwindle as other languages capture attention.[ The art of programming moves rapidly.
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“Java and C are in a heavy downward trend since the beginning of 2016.

Both languages have lost more than [six percentage points] if compared to last year,” according to report accompanying the index. Java’s rating is 14.639 percent this month, down 6.32 points, more than 30 percent from May 2016.

The situation is even more dire for C; it declined 6.22 points from a year ago to 7.002 percent, a decline of nearly 48 percent.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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