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FWIW, Tiobe's ranking algorithm rated Lua as becoming more popular
during the year, moving from #30 to #24:

        TIOBE Index for January 2023

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Partial commentary paragraphs:


        What else happened in 2022? Performance seemed to be important.
        C++ competitor Rust entered the top 20 again (being at position
        #26 one year ago), but this time it seems to be for real.
        Lua, which is known for its easy interfacing with C, jumped from
        position #30 to #24.  F# is another language that made an
        interesting move: from position #74 to position #33 in one years'
        time.  Promising languages such as Kotlin (from #29 to #25),
        Julia (from #28 to #29) and Dart (from #37 to #38) still have a
        long way to go before they reach the top 20. Let's see what
        happens in 2023.

        Happy New Year everybody! -- Paul Jansen CEO TIOBE Software. 

        The TIOBE Programming Community index is an indicator of the
        popularity of programming languages.  The index is updated once a
        month.  The ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers
        world-wide, courses and third party vendors.  Popular search
        engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube
        and Baidu are used to calculate the ratings.  It is important to
        note that the TIOBE index is not about the best programming
        language or the language in which most lines of code have been


cheers, s-b etc.