C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C, but I bet C will still be around.
Sitting in my favorite coffeehouse with a new notebook and a hot cup of java is my idea of Heaven.
However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious.
I was interested in Java the beginning, but the problem with Java is you do have to switch your platform.
Miguel de Icaza