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Worldwide Development Languages, Environments, and Tools Forecast, 2018–2022

Worldwide Development Languages, Environments, and Tools Forecast, 2018–2022

This IDC study provides a worldwide forecast for 2018–2022 for the development languages, environments, and tools market. "IDC projects strong growth for the DLET market with a total market CAGR of 3.6% through 2022. The growth of the DLET market is led by the public cloud segment, which features a 2017–2022 CAGR of 19.3%. By comparison, the on-premises segment of the DLET market shows a 2017–2022 CAGR of 1.9%," said Arnal Dayaratna, research director, Software Development at IDC. "Much of the cloud-based growth in the DLET landscape has a direct relationship to other growing market segments such as container-native applications, microservices-based applications, artificial intelligence, IoT, and conversational applications. IDC expects rapid acceleration in the growth of cloud-native development tools as adoption of containers and functions-as-a-service (FaaS)–based applications increases."

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
Digital Transformation
Increased Adoption of Containers and Microservices
Expansion of the Artificial Intelligence Applications Landscape
Expansion of Developer Population
User Expectations for Connected Experiences and Devices
Significant Market Developments
Expansion in Developer Roles and Responsibilities
Intensification of DevOps
Cloud-Native Development
Dominance of Kubernetes
Cross-Vendor Partnerships
The Continued Rise of Open Source Technologies
Microsoft's Acquisition of GitHub
The Rise of Voice-Activated and Conversational Applications
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Development Languages, Environments, and Tools
Methodology
Historical and Forecast Market Values and Exchange Rates
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