java plug meeting followup

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 11:45:13 MDT 2005


Well thank you Josh,

Here are some links.  I wanted to get to these last night, but I
lacked a functional Internet connection.

* Java pulling ahead?
http://www.idiom.com/%7Ezilla/Computer/javaCbenchmark.html

This page contains such provocative statements as, "perl was one of
several programs that ran faster when converted to use a garbage
collector."  And, "Myth: JITed Programs Execute Slower than
Precompiled Programs."

* Top Reasons Why People Think Java Un-Cool
http://www.sys-con.com/java/46095.cfm

* TCP Language popularity index
http://www.tiobe.com/tiobe_index/index.htm

-Bryan



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