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Mobile development has the most code written in C at 111GB (as of Q1 2019), followed by internet of things (12GB) and physical robotics (4GB).

Top 3 bytes:

  1. mobile development: 111GB bytes
  2. internet of things: 12GB bytes
  3. physical robotics: 4GB bytes

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Top 5 commits:

  1. Unknown contributor: 135k commits
  2. erwin: 46.3k commits
  3. twinaphex: 41.7k commits
  4. gitster: 38.3k commits
  5. opntr-auto: 38.3k commits

Unknown contributor had the most commits written in C at 135,077 (as of Q1 2019), followed by erwin (46,283) and twinaphex (41,700).

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Openbsd / src has the most commits among projects primarily written in C at 195,100 (as of Q1 2019), followed by gcc-mirror / gcc (157,979) and freebsd / freebsd (150,364).

Top 3 commits:

  1. openbsd / src: 195k commits
  2. gcc-mirror / gcc: 158k commits
  3. freebsd / freebsd: 150k commits

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India wrote the most bytes in c at 72.6% (as of Q1 2019), followed by Italy (68.6%) and Finland (66.3%).

NOTE: excluding countries with fewer than 100 projects

Top 3 Percentage of Bytes:

  1. India: 72.6% Percentage of Bytes
  2. Italy: 68.6% Percentage of Bytes
  3. Finland: 66.3% Percentage of Bytes

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