Besides these, HCl, a human-readable language for DevOps has seen twice the number of contributors using this language since 2017. Meanwhile, the popular machine learning language Python secured the 8th position on the list. There were 1.5x more contributors writing Go this year in comparison to previous year.
This year, GitHub has seen increasing enthusiasm among the coders towards “more statically typed languages” that are focused on type safety and interoperability. The top spot was occupied by Kotlin, whereas TypeScript and Rust gained a significant pace this year.