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Convincing Arguments in Java's Favor

Performance

Studies have shown that Garbage-Collection-based systems like Java are faster than those using free/malloc.

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!
Last modified on 9 May 2006 by AO

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