On Sunday, 6 August 2017 at 15:32:07 UTC, Paulo Pinto wrote:
On Sunday, 6 August 2017 at 14:16:20 UTC, Moritz Maxeiner wrote:
On Sunday, 6 August 2017 at 12:14:16 UTC, Dmitry wrote:
A developer who mostly targets Windows wouldn't. But if you
look at the statistics  you'd see that in the category of
systems accessing the web mobile&tablet systems (and we are
excluding servers here, who are virtually all UNIX systems
anyway) have been steadily overtaking classic desktop systems
in market share, from which it can be reasonably argued that
it's only a matter of time until the amount of development for
Windows relative to overall development is declining
(regardless of how little it already has).
According to Google on their Android Developers Backstage
podcast, the majority of Android Studio users are on Windows.
Assuming that's accurate it's indeed interesting information
about the current state of affairs, though it doesn't answer the
question of how that changed over time and how it's going to
continue to change (the latter of which being the basis for my
Have they released that information somewhere officially (with
additional information about how they acquired the data, etc.)?