RedMonk Ranks Programming Languages Using GitHub and StackOverflow

Source:- Programming language rankings get regular headlines, and they should, at least from trend trackers like us. Among my favorite is the RedMonk quarterly, published this week. I like the methodology of their system, which extracts data from GitHub and Stack Overflow and combines them for “a ranking that attempts to reflect both code (GitHub) and discussion (Stack Overflow) traction.” In other words, it correlates what the cool kids are talking about with actual language usage “in an effort to

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