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RedMonk- Widespread correlations across programming-language rankings

RedMonk: Widespread correlations across programming-language rankings

Jul 18, 2014 | 2 MIN READ

On July 15, RedMonk’s Donnie Berkholz published a blog post highlighting the results of the IEEE’s 2014 language ranking study, and compared the IEEE results (which draw upon an additional 12 data sources, with his work at RedMonk.

According to Berkholz:

“The strongest correlation on the chart, interestingly, is the 0.92 found between Twitter conversation and Google trends. Apparently, people talking about programming languages in real-time chat tend to also search for what they’re talking about.

The other very strong correlations (above 0.85) are:

You can read the rest of the analysis on Donnie Berkholz’ “Story of Data” blog  here »


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