Onward and UpwardKeith Ward, Editor in Chief, Visual Studio Magazine
Microsoft Coding Languages Continue to be Popular
Working in Microsoft programming languages puts you in good company, according to an organization that tracks such things.
In the last year, C# overtook C++ as the third-most popular language in use right now, says the TIOBE Programming Community Index, and other Microsoft-created languages are either holding steady or gaining in popularity. The index, which is generated monthly, shows Java and C holding steady in the top two spots, as they have for years. Tiobe calls itself a company that specializes in assessing and tracking software.
Visual Basic has held steady in seventh place over the past year, while VB.NET has seen a jump from 22nd place overall to 16th place in the same timeframe. The Top 10:
Posted by Keith Ward on 03/16/2012 at 1:15 PM