IT - Java

"Turn to these open source toolkits to build reliable lightweight microservices on the battle-tested JVM...

It's been a long trip for Java, a language that began as the lingua franca for the box on top of the television set in the days when TVs didn't come with Roku or Chromecast built-in. Then Java was going to own the World Wide Web by animating the browser before JavaScript came along and elbowed it out of the way.

Java ended up finding a niche in the server farms where there were once enough different chip architectures and operating systems to make the 'write once run anywhere promise' compelling. And in those server farms Java has lived on, a favorite of enterprise IT shops addicted to reliability and developers with a love of strong typing..."

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