Changing, for better

Bruce Eckel says that the Java team is clearly not ignoring the threat of C# as Microsoft ignored Linux and open source for so long. Joshua Bloch, a Senior Architect at Sun Microsystems, told him in an interview that …along with the new features already on the list for “Tiger” (JDK 1.5), including true enumerations, […]

Will Tiger be scary?

I was very happy when I wrote this but Matt Quail scared me badly. Though pertinent, I hope such scepticism¬†is later proven¬†unfounded. Don Park insists that there was no need to go for features like “Generics” when there were other critical pending issues like extending SWT and incremental installation. But as Joshua Bloch said, none […]