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A couple of thoughts from the Python survey results - 2019

rhymes profile image rhymes ・1 min read

the screenshots and data come from Python Developers Survey 2019 Results

  • Python's usage in data analysis is more or less the same as last year but its usage for web development is decreasing.

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  • Flask usage share is strong! I thought Django was much more used. Interesting how their communities have roughly the same size (though Django is much more popular for prototypes I guess). This would be unthinkable in Ruby land. I believe Rails has much higher usage share by Ruby web developers.

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A special mention to that 26% (!!) of people who do web development in Python with no frameworks.

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I think Flask is used more in the data science side which explains a slightly higher amount of people using Flask than Django in the survey. What surprised me is the DevOps is considered a secondary activity which not a lot of articles or podcast that I had come across has that as a focus,

 

Hoping the 2020 survey will see the appearance of ASGI frameworks like Starlette and FastAPI in that list. :-)

 

A special mention to that 26% (!!) of people who do web development in Python with no frameworks.

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Ah ah David, I had the feeling you would notice that if you happened to read this post :D

 

A special mention to that 26% (!!) of people who do web development in Python with no frameworks.

Just render out some html templates and toss them on netlify, who needs a framework.