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www.quora.com/How-is-Java-commonly-used-today

Java is pretty consistently one of the top 3 most popular programming languages. As a result, it is used for almost everything. I know that one of the reasons that it became a dominant language was because it took cross-platform to a whole new level.

stackoverflow.com/questions/1298661/why-java-is-still-used...

When talking about Java & the web, people seem to happily mix things by concentrating on Java applications deployed with Web Start (or even Applets), and forgetting that Java is a common language for implementing plain old dynamic web sites (or web applications). The latter is especially true for larger, more "enterprisey" systems.

www.azul.com/4-reasons-java-still-1

4 Reasons Why Java is Still #1. by Simon Ritter. January 12, 2016. It’s the start of 2016, which means that we’ve now finished the “20 Years of Java” celebrations.

www.reddit.com/r/java/comments/49kl35/is_java_swing_dead

Nowadays Java is rarely used for rich clients. So it is not about Swing or JavaFX but Java in general. The power of Java mostly comes in kicking in server side back-end applications which require a relative long startup time but have rather fast execution speed.

www.reddit.com/r/learnprogramming/comments/4lyems/is_java...

I think C, Python, Java are a good starter pack for imperative languages. Each have their own quirk (C is very low level, dangerous but powerful, Python is a very flexible scripting language, Java has it's own VM, was initially interpreted but is now compiled, has garbage collection and JIT) Functional languages are a different breed completely.

lifehacker.com/what-is-java-is-it-insecure-and-should-i...

Java is a programming language that developers use to create applications on your computer. Chances are you've downloaded a program that required the Java runtime, and so you probably have it ...

www.sitepoint.com/java-applets-obsolete-still-part-web

With regard to Java Applets, they remain an easy way to embed small Java programs in a web page and are used in many contexts, as shown above. Applets are still part of course-curriculum in colleges.

jaxenter.com/java-not-dead-yet-133459.html

Despite rumors to the contrary, Java is still extremely important in today’s tech. Here, Wayne Citrin explains why Java is alive, kicking, and not going away anytime soon. In 2010, an analyst named Mike Gualtieri posted a blog entry claiming that “Java is a Dead-End for Enterprise App ...

www.techrepublic.com/article/still-using-java-8-red-hat...

The problem is, Java 8 is still the most widely-used version of Java on desktops—doubtlessly due in part to Minecraft, though a variety of enterprise applications also rely on Java 8.

blogs.oracle.com/oracleuniversity/why-is-java-the-most...

The tech community recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of Java. Java is one of the most widely adopted programming languages, used by some 9 million developers and running on 7 billion devices worldwide. Grounded in readability and simplicity, Java has staying power since it has long-term ...