Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 28th Jul 2006 18:28 UTC
.NET (dotGNU too) Microsoft is leaving Java in the dust, but the company still has room to grow in the developer arena, a key executive said. Speaking at the Microsoft FAM (Financial Analyst Meeting) on July 27 in Redmond, Wash., Bob Muglia, Microsoft's senior vice president of Server and Tools business, said Microsoft's .Net platform has outpaced Java, particularly the Java Enterprise Edition, over the past five years to become the development platform of choice for enterprise development.
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Lambda
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Operator overloading hides in single characters in your code, and you have to dig around for it.

You won't have to dig around anymore than any other function with a smart editor. But "digging around" is a symptom of Java-style OO and inheritance in general. Overloaded operators are just like any other function (at least in most languages).

Here http://relo.csail.mit.edu/documentation/relo-vlhcc06.pdf is an interesting paper on the rational for a eclipse plugin called Relo that aids in that "digging around" of large class trees.

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