The LibHunt Index

We monitor everything that's posted on Reddit, HackerNews & Dev.to.
Based on that data, we have compiled our list of the most popular programming languages.

Top 100 Programming Languages
by social mentions

Rank
Today
Change
Rank
2021 Sep
Programming Language
Rating
1 - 1 14.63%
2 - 2 13.01%
3 4 8.78%
4 3
C++
8.41%
5 - 5
C
6.89%
6 - 6
Go
5.87%
7 - 7
C#
4.72%
8 - 8 4.46%
9 10 4.42%
10 9 4.25%
11 - 11 2.15%
12 - 12
PHP
1.78%
13 14 1.61%
14 15
Lua
1.58%
15 ↑↑↑ 18 1.34%
16 - 16 1.28%
17 - 17 1.00%
18 ↓↓ 5 13
CSS
0.91%
19 - 19 0.70%
20 - 20 0.64%
21 - 21 0.62%
22 ↑↑ 24 0.60%
23 ↑↑ 25 0.59%
24 ↓↓ 22 0.52%
25 ↑↑ 27
Vue
0.51%
26 - 26 0.42%
27 ↑↑ 29 0.40%
28 ↑↑ 4 32
R
0.39%
29 ↓↓ 6 23 0.35%
30 - 30 0.32%
31 ↓↓↓ 28 0.32%
32 ↑↑ 34 0.27%
33 ↑↑ 9 42 0.25%
34 33 0.25%
35 ↓↓ 4 31 0.25%
36 35
TeX
0.23%
37 ↑↑ 39 0.23%
38 37 0.22%
39 38
Nix
0.22%
40 ↓↓ 4 36 0.21%
41 40 0.21%
42 ↑↑ 4 46
Nim
0.18%
43 ↑↑ 4 47 0.17%
44 45
HCL
0.14%
45 ↓↓ 4 41 0.13%
46 ↑↑ 14 60
Zig
0.12%
47 ↑↑ 26 73 0.11%
48 ↓↓ 4 44 0.11%
49 ↑↑ 7 56 0.10%
50 ↑↑ 7 57 0.10%
51 ↑↑ 19 70 0.10%
52 51 0.09%
53 ↓↓ 10 43 0.09%
54 53 0.08%
55 ↓↓ 5 50
F#
0.08%
56 ↓↓ 7 49
QML
0.08%
57 - - 0.08%
58 59 0.07%
59 ↓↓ 11 48 0.07%
60 61 0.06%
61 ↑↑ 63 0.06%
62 ↓↓ 4 58
ASL
0.06%
63 ↓↓ 8 55 0.06%
64 ↓↓ 62 0.05%
65 - - 0.05%
66 ↓↓ 14 52 0.05%
67 ↓↓ 13 54 0.05%
68 - 68
D
0.04%
69 - 69 0.04%
70 ↑↑ 7 77 0.04%
71 ↑↑ 7 78
Ada
0.04%
72 ↑↑ 15 87 0.04%
73 ↑↑ 32 105 0.04%
74 ↑↑ 12 86
GAP
0.04%
75 ↓↓ 4 71
Elm
0.04%
76 ↑↑ 46 122 0.03%
77 ↑↑ 5 82 0.03%
78 ↓↓ 12 66 0.03%
79 - 79 0.03%
80 ↑↑ 12 92 0.03%
81 ↑↑ 4 85 0.03%
82 ↓↓ 8 74 0.03%
83 ↓↓ 11 72 0.03%
84 ↓↓ 17 67 0.03%
85 ↓↓ 9 76
VBA
0.03%
86 ↓↓ 6 80 0.03%
87 ↓↓ 23 64 0.03%
88 89 0.03%
89 ↓↓ 24 65 0.03%
90 ↑↑ 49 139 0.03%
91 ↓↓ 10 81 0.03%
92 ↓↓ 8 84 0.03%
93 ↑↑ 23 116 0.03%
94 ↓↓ 4 90 0.02%
95 ↑↑ 19 114 0.02%
96 ↓↓ 21 75 0.02%
97 98
V
0.02%
98 - - 0.02%
99 ↓↓ 16 83 0.02%
100 ↓↓ 12 88 0.02%

We have used 636,886 mentions to prepare this list (collecting data since Dec 2020). The ranking is updated every day at midnight - Pacific Time (US & Canada).

These are all of the other languages that didn't make it to the top:
Game Maker Language, WebAssembly, ZenScript, Forth, ActionScript, TSQL, DM, ReScript, Tcl, mcfunction, AppleScript, Inno Setup, SQF, Standard ML, Less, SystemVerilog, Bicep, EJS, Gherkin, Fortran, Coq, Squirrel, Smalltalk, Awk, Bikeshed, NSIS, Smali, sed, Arduino, reStructuredText, Jsonnet, PureScript, JSON, Visual Basic, Cython, Dhall, Yacc, CUE, YAML, Open Policy Agent, Odin, Astro, Lean, Sass, XSLT, UnrealScript, YARA, Stylus, Fluent, SWIG, COBOL, SourcePawn, Brightscript, Blade, HolyC, VBScript, AGS Script, Max, Reason, Idris, LLVM, PostScript, BASIC, Slash, F*, Hack, Liquid, Apex, GAMS, Factor, Pug, PureBasic, Pawn, KakouneScript, nesC, Wren, BitBake, ANTLR, J, Vim Snippet, Org, SaltStack, Stata, DIGITAL Command Language, M4, DTrace, Gnuplot, Twig, Meson, Eagle, Papyrus, Python,JavaScript, AMPL, CartoCSS, xBase, Arc, Brainfuck, APL, ObjectScript, MoonScript, Janet, Python, JavaScript, Haskell, SQL, TLA, FreeBasic, AngelScript, ATS, Cadence, q, SuperCollider, Modula-2, OpenEdge ABL, Mercury, Nextflow, ASP.NET, Classic ASP, GSC, Isabelle, Xtend, SVG, Mako, LilyPond, PLSQL, KiCad Layout, Monkey C, Lex, Motoko, Pony, jq, PowerBuilder, Latte, LabVIEW, LiveScript, YASnippet, NetLogo, ABAP, NewLisp, Dylan, Inform 7, Agda, kvlang, Objective-J, NASL, Jasmin, Chapel, RouterOS Script, INI, Berry, Io, XS