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Oracle brews Java 19. Mmmm, kinda tastes like RISC-V | Thomas Claburn, The Register

By September 20, 2022September 24th, 2022No Comments

Oracle on Tuesday marked the release of Java 19 (JDK 19), the latest iteration of the popular general purpose programming language.

In its evangelizing slide deck accompanying this release, Oracle ranks Java as the “#1 language for today’s technology trends” and the “#1 language in overall development organizational use.” The company also cites consultancy VDC Research’s findings that “Java is #1 choice for cloud.”

When measured in more general terms, Java ranks #2 or #3 or #5, depending upon which programming language survey gets cited. But programming language popularity alone, however that gets measured, doesn’t necessarily build an ecosystem.

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