Programming Book(s)

Danial Thom danial_thom at
Sat Jan 7 17:46:04 PST 2006

--- "Michael P. Soulier"
<msoulier at> wrote:

> On 07/01/06 Jorge Biquez said:
> > Hello all. Very interesting comments and
> suggestions.
> > I hope my question does not seems too off
> topic. Do you think the path to 
> > follow for developing applications for the
> new PDA, Smartphones, Ipaq and 
> > similar devices it is the same? C or C++? I
> have some friends that said it 
> > is the only way but I am not sure of that.
> Any experiences or comments.?
> With the kind of hardware that can be put into
> a device like that these days,
> it's hard to tell, but I tend to see C/C++.
> Occasionally I see Java, sometimes
> Python. 
> There is no rule for this, you simply use the
> right tool for the job.

Am I the only one that has noticed that virtually
everything written in Java sucks? I don't
understand why its used. Is having a program that
sucks on multiple platforms really an advantage
over having a program that is good on 1 or 2
platforms? I really don't get it.


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