Suitability (of Java)

Adrian Fisher mobiletiw at fishersinter.net
Fri Apr 2 00:17:39 PST 2004


I have a mate who is a Java expert and when I asked him about the speed 
loss he told me that it is slower but not as much as people like to make 
out.

A

Don Smith wrote:

> Adrian Fisher wrote:
>
>> Wasn't it re-written though so that it became a fully fledged and 
>> general purpose language?
>>
>> A
>
>
> It's still an interpreted language (byte codes instead of text but 
> still interpreted) which means it's at least half the speed of a 
> compiled language.
>




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