Cross Platform Programming Languages
glen.turner at aarnet.edu.au
Fri Jan 19 02:35:32 CST 2007
Jon Soong wrote:
>> Glen Turner wrote...
>> I've got my doubts about Java too, but I'm not an applications
>> programmer so I'm not buying into this. Beyond saying that my
>> biases incline me towards Michael's suggestion of Python or
>> (less so) Perl and that I've heard good things of wxWindows.
> Hmm.. I'm not sure what your doubts about Java are? It's slow? It's ugly?
It reminds me of Djikstra's criticism of PL/I -- using it is
like kicking a whale up a beach. The Java universe is simply
too large to get your head around. That's not what you want
for an application language.
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