What's your go-to programming language? As judged by IEEE Spectrum, it is (again) Python and comfortably so according to an article posted today
C++ finished fourth. HPC-centric Julia (#19) and Fortran (#25) also held their own.
'Since it's impossible for even the most aggressive spy agency in the world to find out what language every single programmer uses when they sit down at their keyboards-especially the ones tapping away on retro computers or even programmable calculators-we rely on combining 11 metrics from online sources that we think are good proxies for the popularity of 55 languages,' wrote Stephen Cass, IEEE Spectrum senior editor.