Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Oct 2010 09:13 UTC
Mac OS X After the news that the new MacBook Airs do not ship with Flash pre-installed (which is news considering Flash has been part of Mac OS X for a very long time), we now have news that Apple is also taking what appears to be the first steps towards removing Apple's own Java runtime from Mac OS X.
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by thavith_osn on Thu 21st Oct 2010 10:55 UTC
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on topic...

I used to be a huge fan of Java, but over the years, I have lost considerable interest.

For Web dev, PHP and JS seem to fit the bill for most things and for native apps, if you write them in a MVC style, then Objective-C / C# / C++ or whatever does a fast and "more" native job, plus they are easy to install and maintain.

I love the Java language though, that is something I will miss as it slides into a deep deep sleep...


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