Beyond Java: Python officially tops the world's first programming language

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Beyond Java: Python officially tops the world's first programming language

2019-02-18 18:31:51 410 ℃

PYPL recently released its latest list in February 2019. Java, the king of many years, has finally fallen into the altar, while Python has entered No. 1.

Python has many outstanding advantages, such as simplicity, free, compatibility, object-oriented, rich library, etc. In recent years, it has become so popular that it has made great progress all the way. Mainstream deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Theano, Keras and so on are developed based on it. According to Stack Overflow, Python's monthly users surpassed Java and JavaScript in June last year. IEEE Spectrum also ranked Python as the top programming language in 2018, ahead of C++, C, Java and C #.

PYPL ranking is based on the frequency of programming language search on Google, the original data from the trend of Google.

In the latest list, Python's share reached 26.42%, up 5.2 percentage points from the same period last year, which is the most dynamic, while the other best ones only increased by 0.3%. It is also a minority language. The share of Java that has been pushed to the second place by

is 21.2%, down 1.3 percentage points from the previous year , but its advantage is still great, with JavaScript ranking third only 8.21% at present, and down 0.3 percentage points.

C# rose to the third accounted for 7.57%, while PHP dropped two places to the fifth accounted for 7.34%, followed by C/C++, R, Objective-C, Swift, and MATLAB.

In addition, the IDE rankings and database rankings did not change much, especially in the first few places: