Mainstream programming in 2007

Has Ruby on Rails become mainstream? Cedric says "no", TIOBE and Tim both seem to suggest yes.

For my part, I don't care. As a polyglot programmer, I find the language wars to be too coarse-grained. I am more interested in which ideas became mainstream. As a speaker at numerous Java and Ruby events, I get a chance to see what thousands of other developers are thinking about. 2007 was a great year--a lot of ideas that have bubbled slowly for a while finally came to a boil:

Ideas that went mainstream in 2007

BTW, Relevance is hiring senior developers. We're more interested in your ideas than in your language of choice.

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