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Discussion on: Java is Dead - Long Live Java

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The recent 6-months release cycle is trying to reverse the trend that started in the early 2010. Java was far ahead of C# until 2011-2013 maybe, and then remained still for years waiting for 7 and 8 while C# was first reducing the distance, and the hopping forward in leaps and bounds. Now we're closing in again, and the JVM platform is already so competitive with the .Net one that choosing one or the other is a matter of available skills or choice.

The JVM is stronger than ever, and getting all the latest in innovation and research. Java is playing catch-up with both the internal (Scala, Kotlin) and external (C#, F#) competition, but its appeal as boring, dependable technology is far from gone.

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Jan Wedel Author

Great summary 👍