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April 2017

Ripley ranks reddit's programming language subreddits by number of subscribers.

The languages programmers are talking about this month are:

Rank Language Subscribers % Change vs
April 2016
1 Python 159,953 21.3  
2 JavaScript 105,682 14.1  
3 Java 65,447 8.7  
4 PHP 47,660 6.3  
5 C++ 47,326 6.3  
6 C# 37,522 5.0 up from 7
7 Ruby 34,142 4.5 down from 6
8 Go 28,678 3.8 up from 9
9 Haskell 26,439 3.5 down from 8
10 C 26,222 3.5  
11 Swift 24,360 3.2  
12 Rust 24,265 3.2  
13 Scala 13,164 1.8 up from 14
14 Clojure 11,671 1.6 up from 15
15 Lisp 11,304 1.5 down from 13
16 Perl 10,179 1.4  
17 Elixir 7,044 0.9 up from 20
18 Erlang 5,557 0.7 down from 17
19 Objective C 5,157 0.7 down from 18
20 Lua 5,038 0.7 down from 19

Outside of the top 20: Elm (4,365), TypeScript (4,250), Assembly (4,139), Scheme (4,134), F# (3,554), OCaml (3,366), Julia (3,133), Visual Basic (3,113), Kotlin (2,723), CoffeeScript (2,429), D (1,963), Dart (1,776), Groovy (1,651), Prolog (1,619), Fortran (1,362), Crystal (1,142), Nim (1,112), Idris (1,063), Forth (1,022), Haxe (996), Smalltalk (974), Ada (954), Pascal (940), Scratch (826), TCL (636), COBOL (581), Agda (470), Wolfram (406), Pony (240), Vala (196)

Pages scraped: 2017-04-02T09:40:39+10:00

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