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Typesafe is conducting another survey - part II of a survey, that is - regarding the adoption and users of Java 8. It's a quick survey, just two questions, and we should be hearing results within a few weeks. According to the survey description:

This . . . survey is intended to take an accurate snapshot of how Java 8 upgrade plans have actually mapped to the previous benchmarks. The survey takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.

So if you've got five minutes, check it out:


Their last Java 8 survey had some pretty interesting results. For example, as of March 2014:

  • 65% of Java devs planned to upgrade to Java 8 within 24 months
  • 83% were excited about lambdas
  • 59% think Oracle has done a good job when it comes to Java security

Check out the previous results here, and be sure to check out the current survey as well.

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