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Most Popular Programming Languages 1965-2019

It’s always interesting to know which programming languages are more popular. Here is a very interesting video showing a timeline of the most popular programming languages from 1965 to 2019.


In summary:

  • From 1965 to 1980, Fortran kept the 1st place
  • In 1980, Pascal got first and kept on top for five years.
  • The C programming language got its main popularity from 1985 until 2001.
  • Java has been on top in the 21st century. JavaScript comes next most of the time, with an increase over the years.
  • Until 2019, where JavaScript and Python got the top of popularity.

Interesting facts!

Published Nov 5, 2019

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