Java gained ground in 2006!
By bblfish on Feb 15, 2007
A very interesting article by Greg Luck "And the Programming Language of 2006 is ...", has as answer Java!
Apparently a lot of C++ programs are now being ported to Java due to generics. Furthermore in turns out that strong typing does have some important speed advantages as well as making it possible to have such nice refactoring tools.via: Andrew Newman's More News.