Linked by snydeq on Thu 9th Sep 2010 18:29 UTC
Java Fatal Exception's Neil McAllister sees recent experiments enabling a resurgence for JavaScript on the server, one likely to dent Java's role in the data center. 'Today, projects such as CommonJS and Node.js are extending JavaScript even further, allowing it to take on Java's traditional role in the data center. In a fascinating role reversal, JavaScript is becoming the versatile, powerful, all-purpose language for the Web, while Java risks becoming a kind of modern-day Cobol," McAllister writes. And though such experiments have a ways to go, the benefits of JavaScript as a server-side language are clear and striking.
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RE[2]: Comment by Kroc
by atriq on Thu 9th Sep 2010 20:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
atriq
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It was simply a marketing move between Netscape and Sun.

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