"According to the report, Linux has become the most common
deployment platform for the developer community. There is a shift
from the Microsoft Windows to Linux and Mac OSX for their desktop
development operating system.
"26.9 per cent of respondents cite Linux as primary desktop
operating system, representing a 7 percentage point increase from
2007. Though Windows is still the dominant development OS at 64 per
cent, it has decreased 10 percentage points from 2007."