Eclipse 2.1 released

IBM just released version 2.1 of my favourite Java IDE: Eclipse. There’s a massive list of changes available. And I’m already looking forward to 2.2 which will also support generics, now, what more do you want. Eclipse 2.1 can be downloaded here.

101 reasons why Java is better than .NET

Carlos has been posting “101 reasons why Java is better than .NET”. A summary of the reasons mentioned so far: 1. Run on Multiple Platforms from the Smallest Devices to the Largest Mainframes. 2. Run Dynamic Languages 3. Compile in One Platform Run in Another. 4. Smaller Runtime Download 5. No mandatory upgrades. No subscription fees. No software insurance fees. 6.Continue reading “101 reasons why Java is better than .NET”

Student Suspended Over Suspected Use of PHP

BBSpot: “High school sophomore Brett Tyson was suspended today after teachers learned he may be using PHP. “A teacher overheard him say that he was using PHP, and as part of our Zero-Tolerance policy against drug use, he was immediately suspended. No questions asked,” said Principal Clyde Thurlow. “We’re not quite sure what PHP is,Continue reading “Student Suspended Over Suspected Use of PHP”