The Industry choice
tom at dtsam.com
Thu Dec 30 18:12:30 CET 2004
"Sridhar R" <sridharinfinity at gmail.com> wrote in message
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> >From technical point of view, I could not understand the the reasoning
> behind using Java in major companies. Sure that Python, is used in
> some, but still Java is considered as a sure-job language.
> After being a python programmer for long time, I consider it painful to
> learn/use Java now (well, like many I will be forced to do that in my
> What makes such companies to choose Java over dynamic, productive
> languages like Python? Are there any viable, technical reasons for
Are there "viable, technical reasons"? That would be doubtful.
There is a reason very important to major companies.
When you leave that company, there will be a *long* line of Java programmers
waiting to take your place.
There need be nothing "technical" about such a decision.
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