Suitability (of Java)
john at johnquinn.com
Sat Apr 3 07:37:39 PST 2004
On Friday 02 April 2004 1:47, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Don Smith wrote:
> > Adrian Fisher wrote:
> >> Wasn't it re-written though so that it became a fully fledged and
> >> general purpose language?
> > 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.
> Do you have any references to any recent benchmarks on the speed
> Especially with JIT, the performance of C++ and Java code is comparable,
> especially when the new programs are loaded in an already existing JVM.
> And the productivity is higher (less bugs).
Don may be surprised to see these results:
* @author John Quinn <john at johnquinn dot com> LFS 2454
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