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Re: [vox] what java compiler to use?
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Re: [vox] what java compiler to use?

I've heard of it but not tried it; would love to hear
feedback from anyone who has.

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On Friday 18 July 2003 04:51 pm, Jay Strauss wrote:
> Have you seen wxPerl?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rod Roark" <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Friday, July 18, 2003 6:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [vox] what java compiler to use?
> IDE-wise I like Eclipse a lot.  But you still need a JDK.
> <rant>
> Every time I look at Java licensing I get a headache.  I
> never really understood it.  Partly for that reason, but
> mostly due to the bugginess of various Java implementations,
> I avoid it for my own stuff but do write and maintain Java
> apps for clients.  Hell even my cellphone runs Java and is
> slow and crash-prone.
> I used to like Java, but the hassles that I patiently waited
> for solutions to never ended.  The fact is, nobody needs it.
> I'm using Perl more now than I ever thought I would... it's
> portable, practical, powerful and mature.  And if you want
> to write tight/fast/cross-platform GUI apps, there are
> plenty of tools out there (wxWindows, Qt, ...).  Oh and PHP
> rocks for web stuff.
> </rant>

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