A recent survey by Stack Overflow reveals that significantly more developers use Linux than a Mac, but Windows remains far and away the dominant platform.
With 62.33 percent of respondents using Windows for personal use and 48.82 percent using it for work, Windows continues to be the platform of choice for developers. The Mac comes in last with 31 and 33 percent, while Linux comes in second with 40 and 40 percent, respectively. With usage rates of 15 and 14 percent, respectively, Microsoft’s Windows Subsystem for Linux, which is in fourth place, shows that Linux is even more popular—or necessary—among developers.
Zoom and Microsoft Teams are both used by 56 percent of non-developers as “synchronous tools,” followed by Slack (53.43 percent) and Google Chat (20 percent).
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