Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 28th Jul 2006 18:28 UTC
.NET (dotGNU too) Microsoft is leaving Java in the dust, but the company still has room to grow in the developer arena, a key executive said. Speaking at the Microsoft FAM (Financial Analyst Meeting) on July 27 in Redmond, Wash., Bob Muglia, Microsoft's senior vice president of Server and Tools business, said Microsoft's .Net platform has outpaced Java, particularly the Java Enterprise Edition, over the past five years to become the development platform of choice for enterprise development.
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Re: Swing's perception is BAD
by Chicken Blood on Fri 28th Jul 2006 21:56 UTC
Chicken Blood
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2005-12-21

Swing apps still feel disgusting, the looks, the font rendering - Just my 2 cents though

No, you're right, Swing apps do look disgusting. It's only Java programmers who have invested a lot of time and effort in programming in them who would say otherwise. If they were honest with themselves they would see that it is true.

I hate to see yet another set of GUI packages for Java, but Trolltech's announcement of Java bindings for Qt might be interesting. Qt actually has the holy grail of cross-platform GUI programming: platform look and feel with speed.

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