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  • by perrin (4270) on 2006.10.19 11:00 (#51127) Journal
    The "decline" he comments on here is a slight change in the number of Google hits. That's all that TIOBE measures.
    • Theres various metrics out there, and its been argued you can prove anything with statistics, but I don't think that it can be doubted that java has been, and is an immensly popular language.

      However, the interesting migration for me is the "expansion of knowledge base" that many experienced java developers are making towards Ruby.

      I think ( imho ) there is a gaining acceptance that java, whilst having a great many strengths is not the final solution to ongoing challenges of software development, which