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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: Swings is fast
by Lennie on Mon 11th Jul 2011 08:50 UTC in reply to "Swings is fast"
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I think it is because that is what they teach at school nowadays and that is why it is used as much.

I don't know if it is a good teaching tool. But I'm not impressed, to say the least, about the programming abilities of the people that do graduate and the programs they create.

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