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Ripley

August 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
August 2016
1 Python 178,732 21.62  
2 JavaScript 118,568 14.35  
3 Java 71,153 8.61  
4 C++ 52,048 6.3 up from 5
5 PHP 50,061 6.06 down from 4
6 C# 41,181 4.98 up from 7
7 Ruby 34,998 4.23 down from 6
8 Go 32,268 3.9 up from 9
9 C 28,146 3.41 up from 10
10 Haskell 28,020 3.39 down from 8
11 Swift 27,487 3.33  
12 Rust 27,473 3.32  
13 Scala 14,273 1.73  
14 Clojure 12,238 1.48 up from 15
15 Lisp 11,765 1.42 down from 14
16 Perl 10,442 1.26  
17 Elixir 8,056 0.97 up from 19
18 Erlang 5,800 0.7 down from 17
19 TypeScript 5,453 0.66 up from 27
20 Lua 5,324 0.64  

Outside of the top 20: Objective C (5,290), Kotlin (5,268), Elm (5,072), Assembly (4,317), Scheme (4,303), F# (3,874), OCaml (3,630), Julia (3,364), Visual Basic (3,274), CoffeeScript (2,409), D (2,077), Dart (2,027), Groovy (1,723), Prolog (1,680), Fortran (1,468), Crystal (1,404), Idris (1,318), Nim (1,305), Forth (1,075), Smalltalk (1,048), Haxe (1,041), Pascal (1,020), Ada (1,015), Scratch (933), COBOL (679), TCL (651), Agda (502), Wolfram (406), Pony (305), Vala (210), Hack (206), Xojo (136)

Pages scraped: 2017-08-03T11:33:48+10:00

Delayed a few days by me getting a new job.

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