Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Groovy, JavaScript, Ruby Among Fastest Growing Programming Languages - Application Development - News & Reviews - eWeek.com

Check the article link below for more details, and the TIOBE Index for additional stats, e.g., Objective C overtaking Visual Basic in the TIOBE popularity index, over the last year

Programmers flock to where the action is and where the jobs are. If an eWEEK survey of a jobs index is any indication, the action—and the jobs—are around Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby, Java, C#, C, Fortran, Cobol, JavaScript, Groovy and F#. The trend data is derived from millions of jobs indexed by Simply Hired, a job search engine based in Silicon Valley that aims to build the largest online database of jobs on the planet, according to the company. The data shows the percentage of jobs that have increased (or decreased) for various programming languages since November 2009. In the time frame this slide show depicts, Groovy saw the largest increase in jobs, followed by C# and—surprisingly—COBOL.

Groovy, JavaScript, Ruby Among Fastest Growing Programming Languages - Application Development - News & Reviews - eWeek.com

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