See Part I for an overview.
Popularity of Python over the years
Python on the TIOBE Index
TIOBE ratings are calculated by counting hits of the most popular search engines. Twenty-five search engines are used to calculate the TIOBE index. The TIOBE Programming Community index is an indicator of the popularity of programming languages. The index started in the year 2001 and is updated once a month.
According to the TIOBE Index:
Python has gained 2.2 million developers over the past year
Growth of Python over the years
Python versus all programming languages over the years
The TIOBE Index also ranks Python in the top spot for the fourth time!
Python is the TOP Programming Language of 2020
Python on the PYPL Index
According to PYPL:
- Worldwide, Python is the most popular language
- Python grew the most in the last 5 years (16.6%)
- Python is the top language in five countries (US, India, Germany, United Kingdom, France)
Python holds the #1 position on the PYPI Index
Python on Stackoverflow
Stackoverflow stated that:
“If we look at technologies that developers report that they do not use but want to learn, Python takes the top spot for the fourth year in a row.”
Learning Python in in greater demand
Python on Github
Github’s 2020 report states that Python ranks #2 in its list of The languages that dominated – Top languages over the years
Python has emerged to be almost at the apex of programming languages
Stay tuned for the next installment in which Viraj Bhagat will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of Python in Algorithmic Trading.
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