Citing Various Developments in the Past Two Years, Oracle Gets Good Marks on Java Stewardship September 26, 2012,
Volume 175, Issue 4
IDC is of the opinion that, under Oracle, Java is thriving. At least that is the conclusion in the recent IDC report, "The State of Java: Two and a Half Years After the Acquisition." Among the evidence cited in the report in support of IDC's positive view are the delivery of Java SE 7; the road maps for Java EE 7 and Java SE 8; the caliber of vendors attracted to OpenJDK; and the increasing number of programming languages being hosted on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). The full report is available for download here.