Critique of Java

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Our experience of using Java is disappointing: as a programming language (irrespective of its implementations and libraries) Java itself leaves much to be desired. This paper discusses a few serious problems with Java's design, which leads us to suggest that the language definition should have been an integral part of the design process rather than, as appears, a retrospective commentary.

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  • Harold Thimbleby

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