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On November 3, 1999, results of The North American Developer Opinion Survey by Evans Marketing Services were released, reporting that 44% of developers are now using Java some portion of the time. The study predicts Java use will increase to 57% by next year. Usage patterns outside the U.S. currently stand at 43% using Java, with 61% planning to use the language next year. When asked what the results of the survey mean to people in the corporate IT space, and to what does she attribute the steady growth of Java, Janel Garvin, vice president of research at Evans Marketing Services, says Java use is "quite strong in the corporate space," specifically in "enterprisewide corporate apps. Obviously, the number one area it's being used in is the Internet space." Its second most popular area of use is the "enterprisewide development arena, where it's being used in large corporate enterprise apps." For example, she says, "You have 50,000 people and 20 different sites to deploy in a very heterogenous environment. Java, being a multi-platform language, is well-suited for this; it's well-suited for Corba, and it's a natural for thin clients."