[Ironruby-core] Ruby is on 9th Position and C# on 8th as per Tiobe Index.

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Aug 7 16:25:50 EDT 2008


Miguel de Icaza wrote:
>> TIOBE is *a* measure of popularity. It you look at jobs available for 
>> the different languages on job aggregation sites then C# still hammers 
>> RUby (and Python!).
>>
>> Popularity (what people talk about) is different from what people use...
>>
>> Another interesting language popularity site (with a wider range of 
>> metrics than TIOBE) is:
>>
>> http://www.langpop.com/
>>
>> C# does very poorly on their metrics...
>>     
>
> Both Tiobe and Langpop search based on language, but they exclude the
> term ".NET programming" which is a more general term that describes what
> developers are used.
>   

It also describes every page in or referencing a page on a '.NET' domain 
that uses the word programming...

Michael

> If you redo the tests from langpop.com in this way, .NET comes out side
> by side with Java.
>
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