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What letters do programming languages start with?

What letters do programming languages start with?

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by Breck Yunits

October 28, 2018 — As the chart below shows, the number of programming languages beginning with a certain letter varies as much as 10x by letter.

Below is the same list, sorted by popularity.

A curious observation: why are A and C both ~3x more popular than B?

Data used for these charts:

firstLetter count
a 59
b 22
c 75
d 20
e 28
f 38
g 30
h 15
i 23
j 27
k 15
l 45
m 57
n 31
o 30
p 69
q 10
r 33
s 76
t 24
u 13
v 13
w 9
x 10
y 4
z 6
Analyze this data yourself in Ohayo

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