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October 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
October 2020
1 JavaScript 1,645,543 36.62  
2 Python 860,718 19.15  
3 Java 243,214 5.41  
4 C++ 196,506 4.37  
5 C# 182,003 4.05  
6 Go 159,711 3.55 up from 7
7 Rust 153,085 3.41 up from 8
8 PHP 142,780 3.18 down from 6
9 C 115,144 2.56  
10 Swift 85,941 1.91  
11 TypeScript 73,889 1.64 up from 13
12 Ruby 72,822 1.62 down from 11
13 Haskell 66,331 1.48 down from 12
14 Kotlin 54,825 1.22  
15 Scala 41,404 0.92  
16 VBA 41,346 0.92  
17 Lisp 32,934 0.73  
18 Dart 31,358 0.7 up from 19
19 Clojure 27,478 0.61 down from 18
20 R 25,743 0.57  

Outside of the top 20: Elixir (21,138), Julia (17,997), Perl (15,034), Assembly (14,116), Lua (13,501), Elm (10,326), F# (9,039), Erlang (8,781), OCaml (8,717), Prolog (7,778), Scratch (7,658), Ada (7,528), Wasm (7,439), Visual Basic (7,179), Scheme (7,012), Objective C (6,542), Racket (6,367), Fortran (5,895), Solidity (5,800), D (5,017), Nim (4,813), Crystal (3,953), Zig (3,724), Idris (2,895), Pascal (2,865), Purescript (2,809), Groovy (2,743), Reason (2,598), Forth (2,528), CoffeeScript (2,351), COBOL (2,248), Smalltalk (2,033), AppleScript (1,950), Haxe (1,763), ColdFusion (1,363), TCL (1,309), Agda (1,102), Standard ML (901), Pony (674), Fantom (602), Wolfram (576), Vala (560), Red (525), Gleam (390), Xojo (279), Oberon (259), Hack (250), Ceylon (181), Chapel (69), Ballerina (57), Concurnas (33), Opa (19), Nemerle (9)

Pages scraped: 2021-10-01T17:32:24+10:00

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