I enjoy programming. It's part of my job, but it's
also something I do just for fun. I like seeing code
take shape under my fingers and I like evolving it do
interesting things. As part of that, I've tended to
take a certain recalcitrant joy in having a
direct, simple relationship with my source code, without
any uppity tools getting in the way. I admire
tools like Visual Basic, but I've...
We've just released the complete J2SE compatibility test
sources under a read-only license, so that the community can
see what's really going on with Java compatibility testing.
The core strength of the Java platform is compatibility.
There can be all kinds of implementations from all kinds
of vendors, but they all have to be compatible....