Java continues to evolve despite having been around for 20 years. If you’re looking for the bleeding edge, Java might not be your best bet. However, if you’re an existing Java developer, no need to worry about your marketability.
There has been a lot of talk lately about Java’s decline. In this article, I’ll clarify and sort things out. Java has been through some turmoil, such as the stewardship transfer from Sun to Oracle, the JCP process concerns and serious security issues. The recent concerns are mostly about Java falling behind in the innovation race. Let’s examine Java from multiple angles to get a good sense of where things are.
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