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James Gosling’s Stance on Java: I Could Hardly Care Less

The following is a two minute audio clip of James Gosling talking about Java and the JVM at TSSJS 2011, in which he states:

Most people talk about Java the language, and this may sound odd coming from me, but I could hardly care less.

James Gosling on What He Cares About: Java vs. the JVM

A transcript of the discussion accompanies the audio clip as well. Give it a good read. You’ll probably find that the message isn’t one of discouragement!

Personal opinion : Despite of how “immature” you may thing the Java programming language is compared to other – interpreted or not – languages, what really matters is the JVM itself!

Byron Kiourtzoglou

Byron is a master software engineer working in the IT and Telecom domains. He is an applications developer in a wide variety of applications/services. He is currently acting as the team leader and technical architect for a proprietary service creation and integration platform for both the IT and Telecom industries in addition to a in-house big data real-time analytics solution. He is always fascinated by SOA, middleware services and mobile development. Byron is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.
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