Linked by vodoomoth on Fri 24th Sep 2010 22:56 UTC
Java Oracle has made some decisions about Java: in order to release JDK 7 in the middle of next year, they have decided to change priorities and specifically, postpone three features: Jigsaw, Lambda and Coin.
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No thanks to Java
by tbcpp on Fri 24th Sep 2010 23:31 UTC
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I've tried learning Java, but the lack of properties (C# does this so awesomely), lack of lambdas, and to be frank, a lack of LINQ, makes it so I just can't stand it as a language.

C# is more like a staticly typed Python. Java is like C++ with a garbage collector.

I have to agree with this guy:

Java is dieing, the JVM is still solid, but give it a few years, and Clojure, JRuby, Jython, and others will kill it off, IMO.

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