Java Is Still Firmly Planted In Enterprise IT Shops

Just ask Forrester, and they’ll tell you that the data reveals that Java is still firmly planted in enterprise IT shops for custom-developed applications. Forrester asked software decision makers the question, “For custom-developed applications, which development platforms does your company use?” The answers were as follows:

Microsoft .NET 60%        (down from 61% in 2008)
Java, Java EE, or J2EE 54% (up from 49% in 2008)
Rich Interface in a browser 34% (up from 25% in 2008)
Mainframe or midrange platform 24% (down from 28% in 2008)
Open source framework like spring or hibernate 17% (up from 15% in 2009)
Lightweight Web frameworks 18% (up from 10% in 2008)
Proprietary 4GLs 14% (down from 17% in 2009)
Other 8% (up from 6% in 2008)


For more information, you can see their article Java Is A Dead-End For Enterprise App Develpoment.”

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