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Virtual Machine

I was into Java before it even hit 1.0. Back then, it was a clumsy language, but cool in all sorts of ways that C++ and assembler weren't. Writing a networked game took a few hours, rather than three weeks of all-night coding. And even though it was slow (man, it was slow), it was new, and cool, and sexy... Then there were the Java 1.2 days, when somehow a simple HashMap was the greatest thing on...
on Sep 23, 2004