Google Chief Java Architect Worries Over ‘Rudderless’ Java

Joab Jackson, reporting for IDG:

The Java platform has “appeared rudderless for the last few years,” said Google’s chief Java architect, Josh Bloch, speaking Wednesday at the Red Hat Middleware 2020 virtual conference. “A malaise [has fallen] over the community and the end is not in sight.”

Five bucks says Gosling goes to Google. (Android’s Dalvik virtual machine is the most interesting thing that’s happened to Java, the language, in a long time.)

Wednesday, 14 April 2010