Programming Languages Used In Most Popular Websites

We spend many hours daily on the websites like Google, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc. But do you know which programming languages are used in the development of these websites? As a programmer or a computer geek you must know this. In this article I am going to share about the programming languages used in most popular websites.

 
 
Programming Languages Used In Most Popular Websites
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Programming Languages Used In Most Popular Websites

1. Google.com

The most used and biggest search engine in the world.
 
Unique Visitors: 1,100,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: C, C++, Go, Java, Python
Database: BigTable, MariaDB
 

2. Youtube.com

The most visited video sharing site.
 
Unique Visitors: 1,000,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: C/C++, Python, Java, Go
Database: MySQL, BigTable
 

3. Facebook.com

The most popular social networking site.
 
Unique Visitors: 900,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: Hack, PHP, C++, Java, Python, Erlang, D, Xhp
Database: MySQL, HBase
 

4. Yahoo

The Second largest search engine in the world. Yahoo is
presently transitioning to node.js.
 
Unique Visitors: 750,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: JavaScript, PHP
Database: MySQL, PostgreSQL
 

5. Amazon

The most popular internet shopping website.
 
Unique Visitors: 500,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: Java, C++, Perl
 

6. Wikipedia

Biggest free online encyclopedia.
 
Unique Visitors: 475,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: HHVM
Database: MySQL, MariaDB
 

7. Twitter

Second largest social networking website.
 
Unique Visitors: 290,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: C++, Java, Scala, Ruby on Rails
Database: MySQL
 

8. Bing

Third Largest search engine in the world.
 
Unique Visitors: 285,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: ASP.NET
Database: Microsoft SQL Server
 

9. Ebay

Second largest online shopping website.
 
Unique Visitors: 285,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: Java, JavaScript
Database: Oracle Database
 

10. MSN

An email client, for simple use. Mostly known as
“messenger”.
 
Unique Visitors: 280,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: ASP.NET
Database: Microsoft SQL Server
 

11. Linkedin

World’s largest professional network and third largest
social networking website.
 
Unique Visitors: 260,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: Java, JavaScript, Scala
Database: Voldemort
 

12. Pinterest

Most popular image sharing website.
 
Unique Visitors: 250,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: Django (a Python framework)
Database: MySQL, Redis
 

13. WordPress

Most popular and biggest blogging and content management
system (CMS).
 
Unique Visitors: 240,000,000
Front End: JavaScript
Back End: PHP
Database: MySQL
 
Source: Wikipedia

3 thoughts on “Programming Languages Used In Most Popular Websites

  1. Kristian Wedmark

    Front end: JavaScript?
    I don't get it. They all use html/css + JavaScript? They might use different UX libs like Angular and such. But just saying JavaScript doesn't tell anything.

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