Let’s see some data.
Are people interested in it or using it – measured by google search trends:
How about the newest Perl 6? (By the way: do people use Perl 6 in real, big projects? Please post examples in comments 🙂 )
Not good either…
Perhaps all those people dumped Perl and started using PHP and Python…
WTF? They did not. PHP is declining too!
Python is on one level, rising just slightly. Going head to head with Ruby.
BTW: interesting article here about Perl and Python – but Python did nor rise as much as the author expected.
Let’s look closer:
Yes, Angular rising a little, but come on, it is still nothing compared to JS, Python etc.
So maybe we’ll look at job trends?
Well… Perl going down fastest, but PHP and JS nearly as fast. Ruby is on the same level, after some ups and downs, and Python… rises.
If everything (except Python) goes down – what goes up? What language will be most popular in next years? Go? C-something, Swift? CoffeeScript or another JS-something? Please post your thoughts in comments.
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