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According to a recent survey on a variety of development topics conducted by Evans Data, Mac operating systems have moved ahead of Linux in popularity as a development environment. Although Windows remains the most popular operating system for development (80% of surveyed developers used it), Linux dropped to third place with a scant 5.6% of the surveyed developers using it. However, Linux still remains more popular than Mac OS as a development target. More than twice as many developers target Linux over Mac.

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---Developers believe Mobile and Cloud development will increase the most in importance over the next three years, followed distantly by open source and plug-in architecture.  The DevOps phenomenon will be least important.
---Adobe’s BlazeDS is being well received in North America with over a third of developers using or expecting to use this.
---Almost half (47.3%) of North American developers use or expect to use Java ME.

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