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Mangesh Kakade

Joined: Apr 22, 2002
Posts: 3
Hello all ,
I just want to know the real diff between java(say J2EE)and .net on say following points
Platform independence
advantages disadvn's of both
pl help me out
hennie louw
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Joined: Jul 03, 2001
Posts: 56
Hi Mangesh
To awnser this question, just remember that this .net Framework is a propriaty farmework from
M$ (being a opensource fan ) this means that it will only run on one of the Windows OS's, but J2EE is avalible for windows / unix(linux) / and solaris.
While on this subject go take a look at
Jboss Home Page

Originally posted by Mangesh Kakade:
Platform independence

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Jesse Beaumont
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Joined: May 30, 2002
Posts: 43
At a basic level the main difference is that J2EE is an architectural framework whereas .NET is a solution. A more acurate comparison would be to compare .NET to a J2EE server implementation (e.g. OracleAS, IBM WebSphere, etc)
Both architectures support the same sorts of things. In general I think the consensus is that neither is necessarily "better", .NET has the better tools and integration because it is a proprietary solution, whereas J2EE is more flexible and in a sense more powerful in terms of development possibilities.
IMHO, I think J2EE will close the gap on .NET in terms of tools and integration as open source developments like NetBeans/Forte and JBoss advance. Already the gap is closing, Forte 4.0 has some very good J2EE support already.

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John Sinues
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Joined: Feb 21, 2000
Posts: 52
There are a number of good articles comparing the two. Here are a few:
The great debate: .Net vs. J2EE
Sun and Microsoft Defend Their Respective Enterprise Platform Security
Picking a Winner: .NET vs. J2EE
I agree. Here's the link:
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