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December 29, 2020

Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

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Dian Schaffhauser, THE Journal
Fledgling developers were more likely to contribute to open source coding projects this year than last and adopt Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ and PyCharm as their preferred integrated development environment (IDE). Those results surfaced in the latest GitHub “Classroom Report,” which provides a look at GitHub-oriented computer science education in 2020. GitHub is an open source development platform for hosting and reviewing code, managing projects and collaborating on software coding.¬†On the demographic side, the average age of respondents was 24. Most were male–90 percent for students and 93 percent for instructors. About a third (32 percent) were based in the United States; the next largest segment of participants was in Canada (10 percent).

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