Node.js Is the Top Framework
MySQL Is the Most Popular Database
While there has been some hype in recent years about NoSQL-type databases, developers still prefer SQL-based databases. The most commonly used database according to the Stack Overflow survey is MySQL at 44.3 percent.
Windows Is the Mostly Used Common Desktop OS
When it comes to the operating systems that developers use, the mostly commonly used one is Microsoft Windows, followed by Linux.
Developers Love Linux
Although Windows is more commonly used by developers, when asked about what platforms they love, the Linux desktop ranked No. 1, followed closely by serverless technology.
Rust Is Good for Developers
In the physical "real" world, rust is generally not something that anyone likes. When it comes to programming languages, however, Rust is the most loved, while Apple's Swift fell to No. 4.
Developers Dread Visual Basic
According to the 2017 Stack Overflow survey, Visual Basic is the most dreaded programming language. Stack Overflow defines the "most dreaded" as the language with the highest percentage of developers using the technology but with no interest in continuing to do so.