JetBrains dev report: TypeScript is the fastest growing programming language
since being recognized as one Last year’s developer report by developer tools specialist JetBrains named Microsoft’s TypeScript as one of the fastest growing programming languages. of The fastest growing language of the year.
The rise of TypeScript is the first significant finding of the report the company cited in its January 16th blog announcement. It has tripled in the last 6 years. ”
Known for its IDEs and other development tools for the .NET developer community, JetBrains publishes an annual report. This year is based on the responses of his 29,269 developers worldwide who participated in his July survey from May 2022. In addition to programming languages, we examine tools, technologies, demographics, fun facts, and developer lifestyles.
“TypeScript’s share has almost tripled in six years, growing from 12% in 2017 to 34% in 2022,” said the company’s State of Developer Ecosystem 2022.
Another chart further shows that TypeScript has steadily climbed over the years, starting with a 12% share of answers to the above question in 2017, and up to 34% in 2022.
Indeed, for its usage issues, TypeScript ranks in the top 5, behind Python, Java, and HTML/CSS (the latter of which JetBrains recognizes is not a programming language, but is included anyway). is in
The JetBrains report also found that half of all developers surveyed plan to adopt a new programming language. The two most popular are Go and Rust, followed by Kotlin, TypeScript, and Python.
why? good question.
back to topic can To illustrate, here are other key findings from the new report presented by JetBrains:
- Programming languages on the decline: PHP, Ruby, Objective-C, and Scala.
- Telecommuting remains an option for the majority of developers, with 76% choosing to work primarily from a home office.
- 50% of developers practice remote collaborative programming.
- 69% of survey respondents who are employed are satisfied with their jobs, but only 57% are satisfied with their salaries. The most important factor in evaluating work is the feeling that something can be achieved.
- 73% of developers experience burnout at some point in their career.
- The most common way to get a job is through a referral from a friend. His 30% of survey respondents got a job this way.
- Dogs are more popular than cats among developers. Weft!
According to the methodology, the report is based on inputs from 29,269 developers from 187 countries and territories, including two responses reported from Antarctica. Data were weighted according to several criteria described in the report.
David Ramel is an editor and writer at Converge360.