JAVA language is more popular because of distributed nature over internet and it is more secure too. Web development is very easy in java one can simply write java code to automate real time business.
JAVA language is simple, object oriented, secure, architecture neutral and portable, threaded and dynamic. New generation and versatile programming language that can run virtually any type of platform.
JAVA is Object Oriented: Means programs are built with “modules” of code which can be employed in building new program without rewriting the same code.