Open Source Languages in 2010: Developer Year in Review
Dec 28, 2010, 05:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
"2010 was a busy year for open source programming languages,
with major new releases and upheavals that will shape the
development landscape for years to come.
"Java, Ruby, PHP, Perl and Python all had language and related
tools releases this year with cloud development a key focus for
most of them.
"Java Undergoes Big Changes in 2010
"For Java, 2010 was a milestone year as control of Java shifted
from Sun to Oracle. At Java One, Oracle revealed its plans for Java
7 and 8 in an effort to push Java forward. In early December, the
Executive Committee of the Java Community Process (JCP) voted on
and approved the technical specifications for Java 7 and 8."