Illustration with Python, the language that has experienced the fastest rise in recent years among developers. The language has not budged from its place of dolphin, however – a position it acquired from Oracle’s Java language last July after being tied with Java in Q1 2020. “Java has been extremely closely followed by Python. – and was actually closer to the top spot than PHP behind it – but Python’s ability to defend its new ranking is notable, ”says Stephen O’Grady.
TypeScript continues its momentum
The Rust language, created by Mozilla, has also progressed one place to reach the 19e place in the ranking of Redmonk. Last month, Mozilla handed Rust over to the brand new Rust Foundation, an independent organization backed by AWS, Huawei, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla. AWS is interested in Rust for infrastructure programming. As a reminder, Mozilla created it as a memory safe alternative to C and C ++.
Finally, Google’s Go programming language dropped one spot, to 16e place, while Kotlin, a language that Google supports for Android application development, gained one place, at the 18e square.