Companies that use GitHub, EC2, or Slack (companies we’ll call GECS) are early adopters of the interconnected tech stack. By finding out more about GECS and the other tools they use, we might be able to get a glimpse of where technology stacks are headed.
.. The move away from Microsoft is also apparent elsewhere—.NET is one of the most unpopular languages among GECS.
.. Tools typically aimed primarily at marketing teams—tools like Crazy Egg, Optimizely, and Google Analytics, the most popular tool on Stackshare—are extremely unpopular among GECS. These services are being replaced by tools that are aimed a serving both marketing and analytics teams. Segment,Mixpanel, Heap, and Amplitude, which provide flexible access to raw data, are well-represented among GECS, suggesting that these companies are looking to understand user behavior beyond clicks and page views.