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3 years ago#1
What do you guys prefer/think is better?
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3 years ago#2
I like java for how it can be run on virtually any device.
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3 years ago#3
I prefer Java since there's virtually no memory management.
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3 years ago#4
I like java for it's virtually virtue
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3 years ago#5
Everyone should learn some C++, however Java is easier and more efficient I think. Like a previous poster said garbage cleanup is mostly automatic.
3 years ago#6
Java is easier to use and learn, and it requires less work for a similar outcome. With Java it really depends on the environment or program you code it in; as there are a lot of awkward conventions and rules that must be followed while coding that can be automated.

It is also not quite as flexible or capable as C++. You simply can't quite do as much with it.

That's not to say Java is always easy, either. Sometimes it is a pain in the ass to get some more obscure things running.

Pascal, that is where it is at! :p
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3 years ago#7
Java is for people who can't grasp pointers, and for students who instead of learning about operating systems and machine language are playing starcraft 2 in the campus computer center.
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3 years ago#8
From: thanthen | #007
Java is for people who can't grasp pointers, and for students who instead of learning about operating systems and machine language are playing starcraft 2 in the campus computer center.


Sounds like my kind of language
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3 years ago#9
From: thanthen | Posted: 6/11/2012 8:57:10 PM | #007
Java is for people who can't grasp pointers, and for students who instead of learning about operating systems and machine language are playing starcraft 2 in the campus computer center.

Pointers suck. Why do I need such low level allocation?

Java is just easier. Almost Python easy.
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3 years ago#10
Thats good to hear :D
I found many Java vs C++ topics and alot of people talk down on java saying that C++ is better in every way possible. Since I am learning java at school, I did not want to think of it as a waste.
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