James Gosling was in Australia this week to give two question-and-answer sessions to local developers. A rare opportunity for local developers, Builder AU was on hand to transcribe the event for those who couldn’t make it. The following transcription was taken from the Sydney event on the 2nd February. Gosling talks about the deal between Microsoft and Sun, .NET security, the future of Java and the Java community process, competing IDEs, creationism, Standard Widget Toolkit and more.If picked as a crew member of the mission to Mars, which would you prefer to have controlling and managing the rocket — .NET, J2SE, J2EE, or Jini, and why?I actually have been doing a lot of work over the years in the real time world, and once upon a time, I’d get people from the real time world, particularly folks from the really spooky end, like the people who do flight avionics, and they say -I’d like to do this in Java”. And I’d say -I don’t really think I’d like to get on your airplane”. And then they’d say, -Do you want to know how we do it today?”, and it was always much, much scarier.It’s a very different world where people… Read full this story
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