Ciaran Johnston wrote:
> Sorry, I have to rise to this one. Java is improving all the time, and is
> good for developing long-running server applications or flashy GUI-based
> applications. Sun's hotspot VM and compiler are now:
Do you have a good JVM then, that makes server side applications built
in Java stable?
I can do a fairly good job of making them rock solid, but I have to use
workarounds and pander to the insane limitations and poor design of the
Sun JVM on a regular basis to do so.
I do not make such concessions for the Perl, C/C++ or even the PHP I
write (though I'll admit that PHP has caused more than a few issues
since when it goes it has a tendancy to take Apache worker threads with it.)
Java... it was a good idea, but it has never achieved that ideal. Give
me a call when it does.
-->Gar (really not anti-java in any way - just likes things with good
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