State of JavaScript Report

The most recent State of JavaScript report was released about a month ago. This is the second iteration of this report. You can access the report at While you are there, make sure you sign up to be a part of the next report.

This years report had over 20,000 respondents. That is more than double the amount from last year. They have also included some interesting charts to try and provide color to this year’s data.

If you have not signed up to be a part of this report each year, you need to head over to the website and sign yourself up. The more people that participate, the more accurate the data.

There are some interesting data points in this survey; especially when you compare it to last years data. I did a quick YouTube video on my thoughts. Take a look at it and then leave your comments about the report.

Author: Steven Hancock

Steven has 20+ years experience in product development and 15+ years using JavaScript. He started learning JavaScript when it was a niche language used for minor affects on a web site. The growth and ubiquitous nature of JavaScript both excites and inspires him. Currently he is President and lead Trainer at All Things JavaScript, a resource for anyone and everyone that hopes to increase their JavaScript skills. Steven was the co-owner of Rapid Intake, an eLearning Authoring firm. While there he managed all development and professional service related activities. He was heavily involved in the initial development of Rapid Intake's main product, which eventual lead to its acquisition in 2011. In addition to JavaScript, Steve has also dabbled in other web technolgies such as ActionScript, ASP, PHP, HTML, and CSS.

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