The analysis is based on data from the annual Stack Overflow survey, one of the most comprehensive snapshots of how programmers work, with this year’s poll being taken by almost 90,000 developers across the globe. The data was parsed with the help of a tool provided by Count.
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Not far behind are a series of frameworks for building web apps, with Facebook’s popular React.js and Google’s Angular close in popularity, followed by the server-side web app framework ASP.NET and the Node.js web app framework Express.js.
For platform worked with, developers were asked which platforms they’ve done extensive work for over the past year. Given the open nature of the question, the answers are broad and a bit messy, mixing together operating systems with cloud computing platforms.
Regardless, Linux-based operating systems topped the list, followed by Microsoft’s Windows OS, the container platform Docker, the public cloud computing platform AWS, and Google’s mobile OS Android.
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