CNet: Sun opens up Java process while it is about to release a new tool that is targeted at Visual Basic developers. Finally. But this maybe too little too late? Hopefully not.

In the meantime checkout what’s in store for release 1.5.

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  1. The Java 1.5 thing made the rounds a couple weeks ago at work, and at the time I couldn’t help noticing how much of Perl they’ve had to re-implement: first-class regexps, iterating over collections, generics as DWIMmy casting. Hey, they even have angle brackets — how long until Java turns into the expressive line noise that is the hallmark of idiomatic Perl?

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