The Industry choice

Thomas Bartkus tom at dtsam.com
Thu Dec 30 18:12:30 CET 2004


"Sridhar R" <sridharinfinity at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1104425916.615972.97530 at z14g2000cwz.googlegroups.com...
> >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
> job).
>
   > What makes such companies to choose Java over dynamic, productive
   > languages like Python?  Are there any viable, technical reasons for
that?

Are there "viable, technical reasons"?  That would be doubtful.

    But

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.
Thomas Bartkus






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