The only place where Basic figures in top 10 languages is in Memes
Ruby, Python would not have been born if Basic was not killed. What a pity no one had the vision or competence to make the VB compiler evolve with the changing times
VB6 programming is one of the leading programming languages for enterprise development - August 2018
Top 10 languages:
Java - 58%
C ++ - 46%
C # - 26%
Python - 25%
PHP - 22%
VB .NET - 17%
C - 16%
Visual Basic 6 - 16%
VBA - 15%
VB6 programming only needs updating to be Microsoft's leading language again.
Terry Maxwell commented
VB6 programming is still the best compromise between power and ease of use.
Bring back VB6 programming commented
VB6 still holds the record as Microsoft's most popular ever programming language, none of their newer languages ever came close.
And VB6 programming still works in Windows 10.
VB6 programming still gives the best compromise between ease of use and power.