September 14, 2018

Cloud Foundry Survey Finds Top Enterprise Languages

Programmers may love hot newer languages like Kotlin and Rust, but according to a Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF)recent survey of global enterprise developers and IT decision makers, Java and Javascript are the top dog enterprise languages.

That said, the CFF also found that, "More and more, businesses are employing a polyglot and a multi-platform strategy to meet their exact needs." The CFF discovered 77 percent of enterprises are using or evaluating Platforms-as-a-Service (PaaS); 72 percent are using or considering containers; and 46 percent are using or thinking about serverless computing. Simultaneously, more than a third (39 percent) are using all three technologies together.

For companies this "flexibility of cloud-native practices enables [companies to move] away from a monolithic approach and towards a world of computing that is flexible, portable and interoperable." That means, while Java and JavaScript are only growing ever more popular, the larger the company, the more languages are used.

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