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The 15 most popular programming languages, according to the ‘Facebook for programmers’

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If you’re looking to get hired as a programmer, you’re going to need to know the right coding languages.

There are few better windows into the tech trends sweeping Silicon Valley than GitHub, the $2 billion startup that’s been called the “Facebook for programmers.” Each year, the company puts out its “Octoverse” report which lays out some of those trends, including the most popular programming languages among users of its site. 

GitHub knows a lot about what’s going on in coding. It has some 24 million users in 200 countries who are working in 337 different programming languages. Those users include employees from some of the biggest tech companies, including Apple, Google, and Facebook. They all rely on GitHub for spreading their open source software to the world.

Here are the top languages they’re using, according to GitHub:

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