Amazon selecting open source Apache Tomcat as the Java application server powering Amazon’s entry into the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) market came as little surprise to Java vendors and industry watchers. Amazon’s pricing strategy on the other hand will surely surprise some vendors and IT decision makers. Additionally, Amazon’s apparent lack of contributions… Continue reading Amazon Bets On Java In The Cloud
Recent news coverage could suggest that the Java ecosystem is about to implode, and thereby put at risk the billions of dollars and tens of thousands of hours the customers and developers have invested in Java. The reality couldn’t be farther from that prognostication.
Matt Asay wrote a well received post about dynamic scripting languages such as PHP, Perl and Python ‘crashing the enterprise party’. While the Indeed.com job trends chart that Matt used is somewhat misleading, the chart isn’t central to his point. I say somewhat misleading because the chart tracks percentage growth of jobs seeking “Java”, “PHP,… Continue reading Companies Seeking PHP Developers Are Increasing