Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Oct 2010 21:52 UTC
Java "Oracle and IBM today announced that the companies will collaborate to allow developers and customers to build and innovate based on existing Java investments and the OpenJDK reference implementation. Specifically, the companies will collaborate in the OpenJDK community to develop the leading open source Java environment."
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RE: Why all the fuss about Java?
by Sparrowhawk on Wed 13th Oct 2010 10:37 UTC in reply to "Why all the fuss about Java?"
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These days Java is mainly used for web applications.

It was my understanding that most Java development nowadays was middleware, backend and mobile, rather than Web (or desktop for that matter).

Is that not the case? I don't do any Java work any more (not for several years now) so I genuinely don't know.

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