According to Redmonk, new programming languages are invented every day and a few of them gain popularity to become programmers’ favorite. Some of them are able to pass the test time and establish themselves as an evergreen language.
To get an idea of the programming languages that continue to rule the web, you need to follow the latest trends that include the popularity of a programming language, job opportunities and demand, highest paying technologies etc.
For being included in this list, a programming language must be dominant and frequently used on GitHub and StackOverflow. Based on this data, here is the chart showing the top programming languages of 2016:
For more clarity, here’s the list of top 21 programming languages of 2016:
19. Visual Basic
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