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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boilerplate code
by devtty on Fri 28th Jul 2006 21:29 UTC
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"I hate having to spend time setting up hours worth of boilerplate code just to get a basic web application running. It's pathetic....."

Almost every new programming language has been set to solve this sort of problem or the complexity issues in the previous incarnation. But in the end, many of this attempts get into a bigger pile of mess.

C -> C++
C++ -> Java or C#/.NET

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