Why we choose Java instead of a polyglot stack

“Looking ahead, we need a tech stack that will help us scale. We need to be able to rapidly build services and test out new products and features, quickly onboard new engineers, and enable easy collaboration across teams. That’s why Java has become our language of choice at HubSpot.

Java has come a long way; it used to slow development down with clunky frameworks, endless XML, and over-engineered libraries. But it’s evolved into a modern platform that we think is perfect for building fast, reliable services and web apps. Here’s a look at why we’ve adopted Java and some of the key benefits that I think make it right for us…”