And another thing..... about Java

Steve Hamm

Man, did I step in a sinkhole when I published a story about Java on the BW Online Tech Channel a few weeks back. A lot of commentators called me stupid, and worse, for saying that Java has lost momentum recently compared to Microsoft's .Net and some other programming tools and toolsets--including AJAX. I'm no programmer, and I chose to simplify some of my descriptions of technologies so I would not leave many readers behind. That seemed to outrage some people. I have been gratified since then to talk to CTO-types and be assured that I'm not an idiot, after all.

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