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Blog Archive for evanx during January 2008

A few years ago, as Linux was gaining traction, I asserted to a colleague, "C is the new assembler, woohoo!" Some people have said that Java is the new COBOL. Ooo, I hope not! ;) Others have suggested that Java should become the new C. What they mean is, forget about the Java language, it's the JVM that's important, because we should move on to JRuby, JPython, Scala or something more sexy and...