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Is Java Dying???????????

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I am new in the field of java and I want to make career in this. But today I heard this rumor that Java is no going to die and professionals are being taken out.
I live in a small town and no one here knows what really going on. Please let me know what truth is.

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I've just been looking for some statistics, but I can't seem to find anything reliable (there are a few things on sun's site).
As far as I was aware, Java is fast becoming if not already the most popular programming language about. But then I don't really have anything to ck that up with.
Here are some links:
This is about the European job market, but it says go Java:
This is from an article about job interviews (or something)
"Desperate companies don't care if the candidate is a job hopper. They're not doing background checks...If they see C++ or Java on the resume, you're in, regardless of your manners." (from )
This is about the US job market, and suggests that there aren't that many openening in India at the moment:
if ths page worked, it should answer your question (supposed to show job ststs, but didn't work when I looked):
This says Java is a good career path:
And this page says some good things about it, although I think it's a couple of years old:
IDC reckon Java is the most in-demand skill in Dev, although the number of developers is going down:
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This, and the many similar threads already there, are more suited to "Jobs Discussion", so I've moved this thread.
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