Convincing Arguments in Java's Favor
Studies have shown that Garbage-Collection-based systems like Java are
faster than those using free/malloc.
Java is well-specified, with a detailed spec, multiple
implementations, and a compatibility test kit. Other languages, like
C, have incomplete
specs leading to buggy implementations.
Even Microsoft Doesn't Use .net
Microsoft has been reducing the amount of .net code in their operating
system. They use .net less and less over time. Ever .net's creator
isn't interested in using it! Why should you be interested?
Microsoft Uses Java for Cross-Platform Needs
Microsoft's own Outlook Web Access (OWA) uses a Java Applet for a rich
cross-platform experience. What does Microsoft use when it needs a
cross-platform GUI? Java!
Since this was originally written, Microsoft purchased a Java-based
game for billions of dollars.
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