"Java, the oldest new programming language around, is falling
out of favor with developers. When it comes to developing the
increasingly common rich Internet applications, Java is losing
ground to Ruby on Rails, PHP, AJAX and other cool new languages.
And there are even reports that Microsoftâ€™s
.Net, of all things, is pushing Java out of the enterprise. Makes
you wonder whether Sun was smart to change its stock-ticker code to
JAVA last summer.
"Simply put, developers are saying that Java slows them