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Blog Archive for kathysierra during December 2004

Brett's blog on Java's declining cool factor created quite a stir: Ho Hum Java. I'd sum up a lot of the comments as something like, "Cool doesn't matter. It's just a tool. You pick the right tool for the job regardless of how cool it is." Some hinted that it's a less mature attitude to expect your tools to be cool. To wildly paraphrase, "It's a programming language, for frick's sake, and all...