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View Poll Results: Programming Language of the Year
Ada 3 0.54%
Assembly 6 1.08%
C 85 15.34%
C# 12 2.17%
C++ 75 13.54%
Clojure 0 0%
COBOL 2 0.36%
Common Lisp 7 1.26%
Erlang 0 0%
Fortran 6 1.08%
Free Pascal 11 1.99%
Go 3 0.54%
Haskell 4 0.72%
Java 31 5.60%
Javascript 15 2.71%
Lua 6 1.08%
Objective-C 3 0.54%
Perl 40 7.22%
PHP 39 7.04%
Python 155 27.98%
R 5 0.90%
Ruby 23 4.15%
Scala 3 0.54%
Scheme 6 1.08%
Tcl 5 0.90%
AWK 9 1.62%
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Old 12-17-2012, 07:08 PM   #1
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Programming Language of the Year

A newer category that's been extremely close the last few years.

Old 12-17-2012, 07:33 PM   #2
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I've gotten into development with awk lately, and I've been impressed by its performance.
Old 12-18-2012, 03:00 AM   #3
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I've been learning a lot of Python in recent months.
Old 12-18-2012, 05:55 AM   #4
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I've voted for c but I love Objective-C it just isn't really used except on the mac.
Hate python!
Old 12-18-2012, 05:59 AM   #5
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Cis ancient but I think I should vote for python
Old 12-18-2012, 07:38 PM   #7
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I used to code in PHP, but I have been using Perl a lot this year. Bash scripts are still the bread and butter of my desktop setup though
Old 12-19-2012, 10:45 AM   #8
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Bash and Awk.
Old 12-19-2012, 02:35 PM   #9
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Ruby. It feels fresh and modern, supports OOP without weird awkward hacks, and it's super versatile and is well supported to the point that it can be used to code pretty much anything from web applications to GUIs to games.
Old 12-19-2012, 08:11 PM   #10
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I voted C++, but only because bash wasn't on the list. Where is
it? I'm learning both and so far bash has been my favorite.
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ive not been into code of late. but i still love c++ thats why ivoted it
Old 12-20-2012, 11:54 AM   #12
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Still Python, if only for its versatility and for being excellently supported by every Linux distribution.
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I've voted C as it's the best language ever and that hasn't changed this year. But I would've liked to see more scripting options here - bash and powershell spring to mind.
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Without doubt Python, although JavaScript is nice as well.
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