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April 2018

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 2017
1 JavaScript 231,470 20.37 up from 2
2 Python 231,286 20.35 down from 1
3 Java 86,337 7.6  
4 PHP 64,523 5.68  
5 C++ 61,972 5.45  
6 C# 58,337 5.13  
7 Go 43,761 3.85 up from 8
8 Ruby 40,603 3.57 down from 7
9 Rust 35,931 3.16 up from 12
10 C 34,436 3.03  
11 Swift 33,393 2.94  
12 Haskell 32,061 2.82 down from 9
13 Scala 16,683 1.47  
14 Clojure 13,784 1.21  
15 Lisp 12,934 1.14  
16 Perl 11,015 0.97  
17 Elixir 9,943 0.87  
18 Kotlin 9,381 0.83 up from 29
19 R 9,171 0.81 New
20 VBA 8,037 0.71 New

Outside of the top 20: TypeScript (7,708), Erlang (6,306), Elm (6,193), Lua (5,846), Objective C (5,706), Assembly (4,821), Scheme (4,683), F# (4,457), OCaml (4,248), Julia (4,004), Visual Basic (3,765), Dart (2,679), CoffeeScript (2,445), D (2,239), Crystal (1,946), Groovy (1,883), Prolog (1,862), Ada (1,758), Idris (1,710), Fortran (1,696), Nim (1,619), Purescript (1,514), Scratch (1,286), Forth (1,257), Smalltalk (1,181), Pascal (1,156), Haxe (1,102), ColdFusion (949), AppleScript (845), COBOL (796), Reason (790), TCL (712), Agda (560), Pony (451), Wolfram (418), Vala (255), Hack (214), Ceylon (172), Xojo (151), Monkey (66), Opa (16)

Pages scraped: 2018-04-01T22:12:48+10:00

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