After HTML and Javascript, C++

Surprising factoid: after HTML and Javascript, C++ is the language most used by non-professional developers (including students, hobbyists, etc.). This based on some of our internal research over the past 4 years (statistically significant sample, but US-only). I would have expected VB or maybe a dynamic language. Or even C (which showed up much farther down the list).

Well, at least it surprised *me*.