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January 2021

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

The languages programmers are talking about this month are:

# Language Subscribers % Change vs
January 2020
1 JavaScript 1,303,911 34.88  
2 Python 723,585 19.35  
3 Java 214,342 5.73  
4 C++ 166,561 4.46 up from 5
5 C# 159,936 4.28 down from 4
6 Go 134,781 3.61 up from 7
7 PHP 131,572 3.52 down from 6
8 Rust 122,075 3.27  
9 C 97,426 2.61  
10 Swift 75,526 2.02 up from 11
11 Ruby 68,968 1.84 down from 10
12 Haskell 60,387 1.62  
13 TypeScript 55,144 1.47 up from 14
14 Kotlin 43,201 1.16 up from 16
15 Scala 36,661 0.98 down from 13
16 VBA 34,163 0.91 up from 17
17 Lisp 30,243 0.81 down from 15
18 Clojure 24,867 0.67  
19 Dart 24,190 0.65 up from 22
20 R 21,855 0.58 down from 19

Outside of the top 20: Elixir (18,610), Perl (14,237), Julia (14,006), Assembly (13,432), Lua (11,482), Elm (9,786), Erlang (8,373), F# (8,169), OCaml (7,896), Prolog (7,790), Scheme (6,597), Visual Basic (6,540), Objective C (6,470), Scratch (5,592), Fortran (5,513), Racket (5,414), Wasm (5,211), Ada (5,065), D (5,037), Nim (3,912), Crystal (3,512), Idris (2,695), Reason (2,568), Groovy (2,556), Purescript (2,533), Pascal (2,444), CoffeeScript (2,380), Solidity (2,285), Zig (2,162), Forth (2,026), COBOL (1,920), Smalltalk (1,888), AppleScript (1,670), Haxe (1,612), ColdFusion (1,257), TCL (1,147), Agda (1,032), Standard ML (795), Pony (666), Wolfram (544), Red (504), Vala (494), Oberon (250), Xojo (248), Hack (246), Gleam (222), Ceylon (181), Fantom (70), Chapel (66), Ballerina (42), Concurnas (32), Opa (18), Nemerle (9)

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