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Java "After an initial round of testing we've declared build 147 to be the first Release Candidate of JDK 7. There are only thirteen changes in this build. Over half of them are administrivial updates that don't affect the actual code; the remainder are true showstoppers, including several hard VM crashes and a JIT correctness bug identified by an Eclipse unit test. If no new showstopper issues are reported, and if JSR 336 and the component JSRs pass their Final Approval Ballots in the JCP, then this will be the GA build for release later this month per the schedule posted back in January."
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RE[5]: great
by WorknMan on Mon 11th Jul 2011 05:30 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: great"
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Replacing your architects is a good start here. Anyone called an "architect" should be able to figure out your issues in 2 days, tops. But I guess it's easier to bash Java itself.

Well, we've got perl apps that run side-by-side along with the java ones, and never have any trouble with those. It's only once the 'legacy' perl code gets rewritten to java (I assume because of java's multi-threading capabilities) does the trouble begin.

But who knows, you guys may be right. I don't work on the dev team - I'm just the grunt that gets paged at 3am every time one of those f**king apps decides to go on strike. So, I just call 'em like I see 'em. I've seen so many badly written apps in java, both on the server and desktop, yet it always seems to be the developers' fault every time this happens. Maybe other languages make it just as incredibly easy as java to write apps that run like dogshit. *shrug*

Edited 2011-07-11 05:31 UTC

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