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What do we want? Static typing!
In terms of frameworks and libraries, React continued to lead for usage followed by Angular and Vue.js. React also topped the charts for awareness, but its decline in satisfaction is marked, with the library now standing at third place as interest waned, placing React fourth behind Vue.js, Solid, and Svelte. Solid came top for satisfaction and second for interest, even if it was second from bottom in terms of people actually using it (behind Alpine.js and Ember).
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The majority of respondents believe the language was "moving in the right direction" and there was a slight decline in the proportion that felt building apps was overly complex.
And the data leak? An encryption key that made it possible to decrypt publicly available encrypted email addresses and link them to survey responses was accidentally left on a public GitHub repo. Oops!
Bork a table. Credit: Jon Miciew
Still, as the example pictured above of a table booking (borking?) system demonstrates, it is all too easy for web technologies to go a bit wrong in a very public way. ®