That old language is in the 20th place, Objective-C declines–TIOBE programming language ranking

According to the April 2021 edition of the programming language ranking “Programming Community index” released by TIOBE, “Objective-C” has finally dropped out of the top 20 of the ranking. Apple has released “Swift,” the language for developing apps for “iOS” and “macOS,” as the successor language to Objective-C. Approximately seven years after Swift was released, Objective-C has remained in the top 20 of TIOBE’s popular programming language rankings. When Swift came out in 2014, Objective-C was in third place. TIOBE is a research company that provides software quality analysis services to corporate customers, and its ranking is based on the share of the number of searches in each language in some popular search engines. .. Objective-C over the past year has been steadily dropping in rank, albeit gradually. TIOBE analyzed that one of the reasons Objective-C’s popularity hasn’t diminished for a long time is because of the slowdown in Swift adoption. This is because mobile developers are looking at languages ​​that allow them to develop apps on multiple platforms. In fact, Swift’s ranking was 11th in April 2020, but has dropped to 15th in this ranking. Another notable change is that Fortran, which was 34th a year ago, has re-emerged to 20th. Fortran was a language created by IBM in the 1950s and is still commonly used in scientific computing. Fortran’s highest ranking in the TIOBE ranking was 10th, which was recorded in 2002. “This ancient language has returned to the top 20 for the first time in more than a decade, as Fortran is the first commercial programming language in history and there is a growing need for (scientific) numerical computation. It’s gaining popularity. Welcome back, Fortran, “said TIOBE. “Groovy,” a language that runs on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), also moved up from 48th to 17th in April 2020 and returned to the top 20 again. However, according to TIOBE, Groovy was ranked 10th as of January 2021. The top 10 programming languages ​​in April were C, Java, Python, C ++, C #, Visual Basic, JavaScript, assembly language, PHP and SQL. From 11th to 20th place are Classic Visual Basic, Delphi / Object Pascal, Ruby, Go, Swift, R, Groovy, Perl, MATLAB, Fortran. In the first quarter of 2021 programming language rankings released by research firm RedMonk, which specializes in software development, JavaScript is ranked first, followed by Python, Java, PHP, C #, C ++, CSS, TypeScript, Ruby, and C. in the process of.