News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Community News:
PHP in 5th on Tiobe Software's Community Programming Index (Dec 2006)
December 04, 2006 @ 09:03:00

PHP as been bumped down a spot in the popularity ranking provided by Tiobe Software for this month. It was pushed down to fifth place by Visual Basic moving up the ranks. The others in the top five are (in order) Java, C, C++, and Visual Basic.

The ratings are based on the world-wide availability of skilled engineers, courses and third party vendors. The popular search engines Google, MSN, and Yahoo! are used to calculate the ratings. Observe that the TIOBE index is not about the best programming language or the language in which most lines of code have been written.

According to their long term trends graph, PHP has still been gaining popularity overall, with only a bit of a dip lately. Other languages in the top five are also currently seeing similar dips in popularity too. Check out the full report for all of this month's details.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
community index popularity fifth language rank community index popularity fifth language rank


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Community News: PHP Ranks Fourth in TIOBE Programming Community Index

Ibuildings Blog: PHP Events in the UK and Ireland

Voices of the ElePHPant: Interview with Matthew Weier O'Phinney

Phil Sturgeon's Blog: PHP Basher Bashing

Michael Kimsal's Blog: Continued sad state of PHP development


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


developer community introduction unittest refactor threedevsandamaybe configure opinion laravel interview code podcast framework install language release list series testing wordpress

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework