- GitHub has released its annual staff of Octovers – its regular report on the most popular open source programming languages and projects for its ubiquitous developer code sharing service.
- Last year alone, Microsoft acquired GitHub for $ 7.5 billion as a key part of its plan to attract more developers to its cloud.
- Here are the 10 most popular programming languages, according to GitHub.
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GitHub has become a hub that 40 million developers use to collaborate and share code for their projects ̵
Last year alone, Microsoft bought GitHub for $ 7.5 billion, making it one of the main ingredients in its strategy of attracting more developers to its cloud as it competes against Amazon and Microsoft.
As one of the largest collection sites for online developer sites, GitHub tracks which programming languages are most popular among developers by rel facilitating an annual report called "The State of Octovers." The new report just came out this week and gave us a fresh look at which technology developers are leaping around the world.
Here are the main languages that developers use, according to GitHub: