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Hi
I was told that Java is losing its fame due
to Microsoft's new platform independent language. Is it true?
 
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what is the microsoft's new platform independent language name?
java is eternal.

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Hello Dear
Microsoft platform independent language is c#(called as C Sharp)
its beta ver. is avaible & is very close to our own java with just different naming convention.lets watch & see how it takes up, but one thing for sure when Microsoft is behind it is definatly going to create a impact.
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By the way, Microsoft's new language (c sharp) and new platform .Net is NOT platform independent.
If you look at C-sharp, the syntax is very close to Java.
 
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Tom is right .NET is not platform independant, it's still very Microsoft oriented. This past weeks java is loosing market a bit it might pick up later on , or not depends i think on how developers will embrase .NET tools , which i read are really good , its one common invoronment one compiler for all which is very cool.
 
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Not likely that c# will catch up to Java. Not only is it platform dependant, but you get to PAY for it. Course there will always be a market for it in the MicroSoft community.
Here are some references: http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum32/HTML/000114.html http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum32/HTML/000094.html http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum32/HTML/000019.html http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum32/HTML/000132.html
 
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Here in the UK java is the most in demand IT skill I expect the story is similar elsewhere, note that is IT skill, not just programming skill.
C# and .NET are new products either just out of or still in beta. Java has a head start of five years. I expect C# and .NET will be successfull, but it seems very unlikely to eclipse Java.
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