Linked by snydeq on Thu 9th Sep 2010 18:29 UTC
Java Fatal Exception's Neil McAllister sees recent experiments enabling a resurgence for JavaScript on the server, one likely to dent Java's role in the data center. 'Today, projects such as CommonJS and Node.js are extending JavaScript even further, allowing it to take on Java's traditional role in the data center. In a fascinating role reversal, JavaScript is becoming the versatile, powerful, all-purpose language for the Web, while Java risks becoming a kind of modern-day Cobol," McAllister writes. And though such experiments have a ways to go, the benefits of JavaScript as a server-side language are clear and striking.
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RE[2]: Comment by wigginz
by gangsta on Fri 10th Sep 2010 04:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by wigginz"
gangsta
Member since:
2005-07-10

Eclipse, NetBeans, and IDEA aren't good?

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Not as good as they could be. They're written in Java. Bad choice for Gui.

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Too late to edit a late night comment, but I do like many things about eclipse. It just has a lot of Java realted Gui things that make it suboptimal. Rewritten in QT C++ and it woudl rock. Kdevelop is pretty good, but lacks some of the language support and features of Eclipse.

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RE[3]: Comment by wigginz
by Timmmm on Fri 10th Sep 2010 13:03 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by wigginz"
Timmmm Member since:
2006-07-25

Eclipse is truly terrible. Netbeans isn't bad, but it is still quite slow and unresponsive. I've never used IDEA.

In contrast, Qt Creator or Visual Studio are nice and snappy, and both are much simpler than Eclipse, which has one of the worst UIs I've ever used.

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