Eclipse is #1 IDE according to PYPL

PopularitY of Programming Language Index website put Eclipse to a first place of IDE ranking
19 September 2017   1820

The Eclipse IDE, popular coding solution, took the first place in PYPL Top IDE index from Microsoft’s Visual Studio. According to PYPL, Ecliplse is the most popular IDE in September 2017.

Visual Studio was on the first place in the August version of the PyPL Top IDE index. It had fallen to a second place, under Eclipse. Eclipse has a 24.23 percent share and Visual Studio a 21.77 percent share. Same as PyPL’s monthly language index, the Top IDE index is based on Google search requests; raw data coming from Google Trends.

Under Eclipse and Visual Studio, Android Studio is on the third place; it also had 3rd place in August.  Android Studio’s share held super steady at 9.39 percent. But Android Studio showed some significant growth in the past five years, meanwhile Eclipse was losing its popularity. Eclipse and Visual Studio have 50 percents share on both. 

The top 10 ranking IDEs for September:

  1. Eclipse, 24.23 percent
  2. Visual Studio, 21.77 percent
  3. Android Studio, 9.39 percent
  4. Vim, 7.83 percent
  5. JetBrains IntelliJ, 4.54 percent
  6. NetBeans, 4.36 percent
  7. Apple Xcode, 4.24 percent
  8. Komodo, 4.18 percent
  9. Sublime Text, 3.66 percent
  10. Xamarin, 3.21 percent 

PyPL’s online IDE index, which is calculated same as the PyPL language and IDE indexes, has Cloud9 IDE in first place for September, same as in August, with a share of 36.21 percent. Second-place JSFiddle, with a share of 31.38 percent, has seen the most growth in index in the past five years.

The top 10 ranking online development environments for September:

  1. Cloud9, 36.21 percent.
  2. JSFiddle, 31.28 percent
  3. Koding, 8.68 percent
  4. Codio, 5.84 percent
  5. Ideone, 5.74 percent
  6. CodeAnywhere, 4.75 percent
  7. PythonAnywhere, 2.68 percent
  8. Codenvy, 1.77 percent
  9. Codiad, .64 percent
  10. Python Fiddle, .63 percent

 

New Vulnerability to be Found in Google+

Due to this vulnerability it was possible to obtain private information of 52.5 million accounts
11 December 2018   136

Google decided to close the social network Google+ not in August 2019, but in April. The reason was another vulnerability in the API, due to which it was possible to obtain private information of 52.5 million accounts. The company plans to close the social network API until mid-March 2019.

By December 10, 2018, the following error information was published:

  • Third-party applications requesting access to profile data, because of the bug in the API, received permission to view information, even if it is hidden by privacy settings;
  • the names of users, their email addresses, information about occupation, age and other confidential information were at risk;
  • passwords, financial data and national identification numbers have not been compromised;
  • the company has no evidence that anyone has exploited the vulnerability;
  • the error was fixed within 6 days: from November 7 to November 13, 2018.
  • Google said it sends notifications to all users affected by the bug.

The previous data leak of Google+ users occurred in October 2018. Then about 500 thousand accounts were compromised. The attackers could get the names, email addresses, age, gender and occupation of users.