Jul 132014
 

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Is Java nothing more than the beanie baby of programming languages?

Really?

Java may indeed be man’s best response to the age-old problem of creating cross-platform networked applications, but much of its current momentum builds on a very dubious characteristic of human beings– the herd mentality, or the tendency to be taken in by fads.

That was one of the clearest conclusions to emerge from a report conducted by Zona Research at the behest of Softbank Forums, which is organizing Java Internet Business Expo, to be held in New York from Aug. 25 to Aug. 28.

For example, the study reported that among the 279 companies surveyed, IT managers said the predictions regarding industry trends were the single greatest external influence on their