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5 reasons why Java should be used more by small businesses

Java, at present, is being used extensively by small businesses around the world, as compared to several other frontline programming languages such as Perl, PHP, Ruby, Python, C#, and C. Recent stats released by TIOBE Programming Community Index reveal the phenomenal rise in the popularity of Java amongst both small businesses and large enterprises.


It’s a general tendency that startups and SMBs go with open source technologies for generating higher returns by limiting the overall project overheads.

Unlike several other programming languages, Java is not completely open source. However, it allows businesses to achieve more in terms of revenue by launching feature-rich, intuitive and modern applications within a short duration.

In addition, there are several other reasons why numerous small businesses and startups must prefer Java over any other open source programming language, let’s have a quick roundup:  

  1. General purpose programming

Java is a core general purpose programming language.