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Sun Jun 7 17:46:20 UTC 2020
> On Jun 6, 2020, at 8:17 PM, Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 5:06 AM Vincent DEFERT <20.100 at defert.com> wrote:
>> My advice: NEVER, ever, learn Java, for if you do, you'll never want to
>> use another language and that could be a handicap in a new developer's
> I switched 10 years ago to Java after 15 years of C/C++ (and an odd
> assortment of other languages) and certainly agree with the idea of not
> wanting to use another language. Think of Java as the family SUV, not
> particularly fast and nimble when you need high performance or very low
> level work but what is it good for nothing is better (rock solid code that
> doesn't require the above). That being said you should learn it but learn
> it with other languages.
To the OP:
As someone already said in this thread: Java is proprietary, and Oracle who bought out Sun Microsystems (the creator of Java) started charging money end users of applications written in Java.
Enough said, use your brain end find extra reading if necessary.
Just my 2 cents.
>> On 06/06/2020 08:22, roberthuff at rcn.com wrote:
>>> I do agree that if one intends to do substantial programming in
>>> the current environment ... learning an object-oriented language is a
>>> really good idea.
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