The 15 Most Popular Programming Languages on Github

There’s always a lot of questioning when it comes to the most popular programming languages in use.

Github, the network of programming repositories, is always a good place to gauge programmer activity and the trending languages you want to know.

Loggly, “a¬†fast-growing startup helping thousands of cloud-centric organizations to turn log file data into insight and action” has helped do the hard work of finding those languages. Here are the results:

15 Most Popular Programming Languages on Github

15 Most Popular Programming Languages on Github


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