If Java Is Dying, It Sure Looks Awfully Healthy | Dr Dobb’s

On GitHub, which is the mecca for hip projects these days, Java was in the #3 slot both last year and this year as the language of choice for projects. (Its position there below JavaScript and Ruby is somewhat historical: gitHub was originally a primarily Ruby repository.) On the controversial Tiobe index, Java retains its overall #2 place, behind C. (C and Java have gone back and forth for the top two spots since 2002). And on Ohloh, the biggest portal to stats on the open-source community, Java retains the same percentage of total commits that it has enjoyed for the last seven years.

(Full Story: http://www.drdobbs.com/jvm/if-java-is-dying-it-sure-looks-awfully-h/240162390/ )

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