12959112 submission Submission + - Objective-C Enters Top Ten In Language Popularity (tiobe.com) Submitted by bonch on Wednesday June 02, 2010 @01:08PM bonch writes: Objective-C has entered the top ten of the Tiobe Programming Community Index. Last year, it was at #39. The huge jump is attributed to its use in iPhone and iPad development. C, of which Objective-C is a strict superset, has reclaimed the #1 spot from Java which slides to #2. Tiobe also explains how it determines it rankings.