Scott Davis and Ted Neward, “Java – still hot or losing its flavor?”, IBM Developerworks, 2008/05/06

Java — the programming language and real-time interpreter — has been around for a long time. How does it fare in the face of new programming languages and advances in technology?

Scott Laningham for developerWorks … [talks] about the Java programming language with a couple of cool dudes who have a lot to say on the subject. Scott Davis is editor-in-chief of AboutGroovy.com and author of Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java. Scott is also author of the developerWorks series “Mastering Grails.” We also have Ted Neward, author of Effective Enterprise Java and Server-Based Java Programming, as well as co-author of C# in a Nutshell. Ted’s contributions on developerWorks include the series “The Busy Java Developer’s Guide to Scala.” Both are featured speakers on the No Fluff Just Stuff Software Symposium series.

Java technology — Still hot or losing its flavor?

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One comment on “Scott Davis and Ted Neward, “Java – still hot or losing its flavor?”, IBM Developerworks, 2008/05/06
  1. daviding says:

    I had never thought about the Java programming language as separate from the interpreter runtime environment. This means that someone could write programs in Python, but run them on the Java engine which has proven to be stable.

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