* java’s syntax simplicity is on par with python, better than c# and much better than c++.
* java’s performance is on par with c# and c++, largely due to JVM and JIT
java has been popular on web servers, and crucially the newer mobile, cloud, big-data platforms, beating c++, c#, python
java’s adoption rate as a foundation platform or integration-target… is better than all other languages. Many products are built for java, on JVM or with java in mind. I’m deliberately vague here because I don’t want to spend too much time analyzing this vague, general observation.