This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/interoperability-july
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The TIOBE Company just published the July edition of its TIOBE Programming Community Index of programming language popularity. R users will be pleased to see that R is now ranked as the 8th most popular programming language as shown in the screenshot below, having risen 12 positions since July of last year.
Figure 1: TIOBE Language Rankings showing R as the 8th Most Popular Language While we at RStudio are pleased to see R climbing the TIOBE charts, what we’re going to focus on this month is all the other languages, both on this list and not, that data science teams also use to do their jobs.