Recently, StackOverflow released a predictable Annual Developer Survey, it is a popular online community of programmers and developers, they release this survey each year and provides some amazing information about the latest programming trends among programmers.
It is the biggest survey done by Stack Overflow, in which around 64k developers took part. This article is the result of this survey and you will see the most loved and most hated programming languages among the programmers of 2017. You can read the complete survey here.
Most loved Programming Language
Last year, Rust programming language is in the top of the list and it also comes in the top of the list of 2017. Rust is followed by Smalltalk and TypeScript. This ranking is a clear signal that compared to other languages, the developers are most willing to work (or continue working) with Swift.
And last year Swift is in the second place but in 2017 list it goes to the fourth place that doesn’t mean the popularity is declining. The language ranked well on this year’s popularity charts and its demand is growing.
Top 25 most loved programming languages:
- Common Lisp
Most Hated Programming Languages
Same as the last year results, Visual Basics is again on the top of this list and becomes the most hated programming language of 2017. This language is followed by VBA, CoffeeScript,, and Matlab.
Top 25 most hated/dreaded languages:
- Visual Basic 6
- Common Lisp
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