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#### thierrybo

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##### TIOBE Index for May 2022
« on: May 26, 2022, 12:00:46 am »
Hi,

did you see TIOBE Index for May 2022?
Delphi/Object pascal is ranked 11th

Did you remember such a high rank before?

#### dbannon

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2022, 01:48:26 am »
Wow, we should bookmark that one !

But seriously, even when its a good result, its a flawed process.

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#### 440bx

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2022, 01:50:39 am »
What I personally find really surprising is that Assembly language is in the top 10, number 8 to be precise.

I can see writing some short sections of a program (written in another language) in Assembly, either for performance reasons or for its unlimited access to hardware but, writing a complex application or, using it as one's main programming language, using Assembly these days, is rather impractical.
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#### DelphiFreak

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2022, 02:02:07 am »
Here my own "Index". It's called "Programming Language Problem Index" PLPI.

Transparent to everyone. Just enter "JAVA Problem","Delphi Problem",'C++ Problem","C# Problem" at google and then sort the results

Java Problem = 341’000’000
Delphi Problem = 27’400’000
C++ Problem = 104’000’000
C# Problem = 113’000’000
Free Pascal Problem = 24’100’000

If you want to have less problems, then the situation is clear:

1.) Free Pascal
2.) Delphi
3.) C++
4.) C#
5.) Java

Don't take this too serious, but it's almost the same as TIOBE

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#### PierceNg

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2022, 02:22:38 am »
The pair of Visual Basic and Classic Visual Basic is the surprise for me. Vast majority of programs written in them would be Windows desktop GUIs, and they rank so high when most of the others' programs are cross platform covering desktops, mobile and servers.

#### avra

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2022, 08:33:46 am »
It is far from realistic that JavaScript is almost 3 times less popular then Visual Basic. Tiobe index is insane.
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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2022, 08:42:10 am »
Quite, Yes,
Funny that VB is used at all... I thought it was dead after D1 came out back in 1995..
Contrary to VBScript, btw, which still comes in handy now and then.
Maybe that is the reason? VBScript <> VB.
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#### avra

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2022, 09:17:52 am »
Maybe that is the reason? VBScript <> VB.
Definitelly not, according to https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/programminglanguages_definition/. VBScript and Visual Basic are differentiated.
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#### BeniBela

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##### Re: TIOBE Index for May 2022
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2022, 11:20:50 am »
Perhaps they confuse it with the Greek city