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dileep keely
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Joined: Jun 28, 2010
Posts: 108
Hi ,
Could you please suggest me?
In my current company a requirement has come where in 2 of my colleagues including me was asked to move to .net technology for a new project.
I am into java for 4 years. I am totally confused on what needs to be done in this situation.I was given a day to think on that.
My view point is learning new technologies is always good , but not in this way(java-->.net / .net to Java) .

Please suggest on what needs to be done.
Waiting for the reply..
Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4543

If you're worried about the difficulty in moving, I wouldn't worry too much. Especially if you're moving to C#: C# and Java have a lot of similarities. I had to do a similar switch about a year ago, and didn't find it hard.

If that's not what you're worried about, maybe you could explain more what your concerns are?
dileep keely
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Joined: Jun 28, 2010
Posts: 108
How about say after an year or two the project get stabilized or if I want to switch to another company.
Definitely the other company would be looking for a person who has an experience in java(in my case) rather than .net..
I can understand that we can learn different frameworks in java while working on .net, but that becomes theory rather than
practical in terms of solving an issue/bug if it arise in future, once I move to other company(java) after working 2yrs on .net??.

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