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Bruce Tate, author of the Jolt Award-winning Better, Faster, Lighter Java has an intriguing notion about the future of Java, and it's causing some agitation among Java developers. Bruce believes Java is abandoning its base, and conditions are ripe for an alternative to emerge.

In Beyond Java, Bruce chronicles the rise of the most successful language of all time, and then lays out, in painstaking detail, the compromises the founders had to make to establish success. Then, he describes the characteristics of likely successors to Java. He builds to a rapid and heady climax, presenting alternative languages and frameworks with productivity and innovation unmatched in Java. He closes with an evaluation of the most popular and important programming languages, and their future role in a world beyond Java.

If you are agree with the book's premise--that Java's reign is coming to an end--then this book will help you start to build your skills accordingly. You can download some of the frameworks discussed and learn a few new languages. This book will teach you what a new language needs to succeed, so when things do change, you'll be more prepared. And even if you think Java is here to stay, you can use the best techniques from frameworks introduced in this book to improve what you're doing in Java today.

About the Author

Bruce Tate is a kayaker, mountain biker, father, author, and Java programmer inAustin, Texas. His five books include Better, Faster, Lighter Java and the bestselling Bitter Java (Manning). His 17 years of experience include stints at IBM, two failed startups, and his own independent consulting practice called J2Life, LLC.

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Owls and OstrichesChapter 2: The Perfect StormChapter 3: Crown JewelsChapter 4: Glass BreakingChapter 5: Rules of the GameChapter 6: Ruby in the RoughChapter 7: Ruby on RailsChapter 8: Continuation ServersChapter 9: ContendersChapter 10: About the AuthorColophon

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ISBN:
9780596100940
Author:
Tate, Bruce A
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Tate, Bruce A.
Author:
Tate, Bruce
Subject:
Programming - Object Oriented Programming
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Java (Computer program language)
Subject:
Programming Languages - Java
Subject:
Computer programming
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Computer Languages-Java
Subject:
Java;ejb;enterprise;metaprogramming;programming;rails;ruby;software development;web application
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CourseSmart Subject Description
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Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20051002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.51 in 0.63 lb

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