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Friday, February 8, 2013

Most Popular Programming Languages of 2013

Most Popular Programming Languages of 2013


So Pythons market share is 29% that means python is winner. but why Python is so popular?

Python, is free and open source software and has a community-based development model, as do nearly all of its alternative implementations. CPython is managed by the non-profit Python Software Foundation.

Python having some important features:
1. multi-paradigm programming language
2. object-oriented programming
3. structured programming
4. Python uses dynamic typing and a combination of reference counting and a cycle-detecting garbage collector for memory management.

Top most organisations that are using Python are as given below:
1. Google
2. Yahoo
3. NASA
4. Dropbox
5. Autodesk

Applications developed using Python:
1. Yahoo! Groups uses Python "to maintain its discussion groups"
2. Google uses Python for many tasks including the backends of web apps such as Google Groups, Gmail, and Google Maps, as well as for some of its search-engine internals.
3. NASA is using Python to implement a CAD/CAE/PDM repository and model management, integration, and transformation system which will be the core infrastructure for its next-generation collaborative engineering environment.
4. Ubuntu Software Center, a graphical package manager, installed by default in Ubuntu 9.10 and higher
5. Bazaar, a free distributed revision control system
6. Dropbox, a web-based file hosting service
7. Gwibber, a microblogging client
8. GIMP
9. Autodesk Maya, professional 3D modeler allows Python scripting as an alternative to MEL as of version 8.5