On Fri, 29 May 2009 17:11:14 -0400, above the shrieking, FUDding & whining
of the trolls wispygalaxy was heard to say:
> Hadron wrote:
>> wispygalaxy <wispygalaxy@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> Gregory Shearman wrote:
>>>> On 2009-05-21, wispygalaxy <wispygalaxy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Java is a popular language, and I hope it continues to have success.
>>>>> many gadgets run Java. How can we live without it?
>>>> Massive, bloated, clumsy. I can live without it.
>>> Do you like C++? I always see Java vs. C++ discussions.
>> I agree with Shearman here.
>> Java is a sloppy, slow mess.
>> It got popular because they "cross platformed it" (or claimed it) early
>> enough to sucker people in. The great majority of "cross platform" Java
>> apps are still a mess with differnt ideas of what GUI to use and,
>> generally, the programmer have ZERO idea about efficiency.
> I've been interested in learning Java recently. I skimmed some books and
> decided that Java looked alright. It's used a lot in finance, which I'm
> majoring in. And my school teaches it extensively in CS classes.
> Have you tried out Java? Was it too slow for your taste? What kind of
> programming you do?
He claims to be a windows programmer.
I'm a long term Windows user and programmer.
Hadron Quark: Message-ID: <87y7hxdaei.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2007
Surely you are not comparing the
non-existent Linux (at that time)
with Windows 98?
Hadron: Message-ID: <npk5rvzafy.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>