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The State of Java Today

Douglas Knapp

Joined: Feb 14, 2012
Posts: 26
This question is for Bear, and the other authors.

I was reading a thread on JavaFX, and they were saying that it's pretty much still-born. Stating that Java on the desktop is dead.

Java is still going to be around for awhile. Correct?

Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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Java is very strong on the server side of web apps, as well as other server-side uses.

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Douglas Knapp

Joined: Feb 14, 2012
Posts: 26
Good. I'm putting a lot of effort into learning it. (Not very far along, yet.)

I'm having fun so far, and I just started a class. I'm aiming at becoming functional, and then getting certified.
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