With 73 million developers on its platform, GitHub is the world’s largest code repository. Which programming languages are all those millions of developers using the most? And which lesser-used ones are on the rise?
For technologists everywhere, the latest GitHub programming-language update may provide some food for thought. While newer, up-and-coming languages such as Kotlin and Swift are fun to use, older and well-established languages continue to serve as the engines of software development worldwide; they might be decades-old, but they’re as good as ever at helping you unlock opportunities—provided you master them.