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  • DemonStaceyDemonStacey TTODewback's Daughter In love with the TaySwayRegistered User regular
    Chanus wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    so former warehouse guy who i only recently learned didn't work here anymore has shown up to the office with a rose so i think that mystery may be solved

    wait what

    im just more confused

    so i wasn’t sure but i suspected smiling girl was romantically involved with a guy in the warehouse

    who i also only recently learned hasn’t worked here in like three months

    i don’t leave my office much

    anyway he brought her roses today so i think suspicion confirmed

    Last I was following I thought we already knew she was with him.

    Which is what made this whole thing so spicy.

    So this has literally changed nothing Chanus.

    NOTHING.

    i mean we were pretty sure but she’s been so consistent about the stealing glances and smiling that i dunno

    is there a rift he is trying to repair

    she did a drive by smile right before he showed up even

    the spice levels are pretty high my dude

    Exactly. If he wasn't in the mix this whole story would not have so many followers!

    You must defeat him Chanus. We are all Most of us are rooting for you!

    desc wrote: »
    ~ * ~ Week-Long Dance-a-thon Booty Ribbon ~ * ~
    VishNubAuralynxChanusKamiroHarry Dresden
  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    Nightmare Before Christmas
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Steam = VishnuOwnz
    Dota2 = Glitchmo
    ChanusHahnsoo1Qanamil
  • KamiroKamiro Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Chanus wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    so former warehouse guy who i only recently learned didn't work here anymore has shown up to the office with a rose so i think that mystery may be solved

    wait what

    im just more confused

    so i wasn’t sure but i suspected smiling girl was romantically involved with a guy in the warehouse

    who i also only recently learned hasn’t worked here in like three months

    i don’t leave my office much

    anyway he brought her roses today so i think suspicion confirmed

    He's trying to win her back from you.

    he did walk by my office and sort of sup bro’d me but didn’t say hi to anyone else

    which i may just be reading into in order to make it a wild adventure in my head canon

    There was a guy who I barely knew in high school who did this to me constantly.

    I later found out it was because his girlfriend, who was in some of my classes, had taken to totally-unnecessary (but gratifying) flirting with me to get help with same, and he'd found out about it somehow.

    So what I am saying is that he probably knows she's into you, somehow. Defeat him!

    it’s tough because i like him

    he’s a cool dude just trying to get along this life like everybody else

    Did he find a better job or is he just slumming it?

  • Nova_CNova_C I have the need The need for speedRegistered User regular
    Winky wrote: »
    Legacy programming is crazy

    MUMPS was invented in 1966

    I can't possibly imagine writing in a language that is decades older than I am

    Also apparently HTML was released in 1993, which also blows my mind

    I had thought that HTML was nearly as old as the internet but there you go

    Well, as old as the web.

    The first time I went online was in 92/93? And there weren't websites to go to yet. My friends and I hit up the newsgroups for porn and IRC for talking to people.

  • KamiroKamiro Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Maybe we're all warehouse guy

    Hahnsoo1VishNubHarry Dresden
  • Hahnsoo1Hahnsoo1 Make Ready. We Hunt.Registered User regular
    Its A wonderful Life
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Maybe the real warehouse guy was the friends we made along the way.

    Di87pOF.jpg
    PSN: Hahnsoo | MHGU: Hahnsoo, Switch FC: SW-0085-2679-5212
    ChanusVishNubRhesus PositiveHarry Dresden
  • AuralynxAuralynx Darkness is a perspective Watching the ego workRegistered User regular
    Umm Actually Christmas is a capitalist expansion of Christian Dogma
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.

    Space... what is the point of it? You have no idea.
    OSvv7zs.png


    VishNub
  • FeralFeral MEMETICHARIZARD along with you if I get drunk well I know I'm gonna be gonna be the man whoRegistered User regular
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    Nova_C wrote: »
    I was certain Java was dead.

    The paradigm of running a Java Virtual Machine on a Windows desktop is mostly dead

    But for server apps, web apps, other platforms it's very much alive

    C# is coming in hot to replace it in some instances that don't have a lot of technical debt they need to service.

    I used to work in a place whose principal software ran in an emulated IBM AS/400 environment, which itself was written in Java and ran in a JVM.

    It was really finicky about the JVM supplier and version, too. Fell over after every update.

    I wonder how they're getting on with that these days.

    Probably still running Java. Places that are heavy Java are resilient to changing it because of the technical debt required to create platforms like that. This is the reason COBOL and FORTRAN still both exist.

    Comparing Java to FORTRAN is some quality trolling

    *slow clap*

    Java has improved, it's still very much going the way of both of those languages though. Especially when you're arms deep in a system and find out, whoops it's Java 1.2 and you're suddenly back in 1998.

    It really isn't but okay

    Yes you manage java because of technical debt, places that aren't massively beholden to picking up that stack avoid it like the plague.

    Things like Kotlin are kind of breathing new life into the language, but ehhhhhhh there are better choices usually (I've seen die hard Java fans switching to Go lately).

    Last week I replaced my home automation controller with the only serious open source home automation platform. It is relatively new, just went through a major code rewrite a few years ago, has active development, and ohbytheway is written in Java.

    The entire Android ecosystem is heavily reliant on Java. If you want to make Android apps, you pretty much have to do it in Java.

    My company runs on two large business automation platforms. One of them is in Java. That company publishes a roadmap; migration off of Java isn't anywhere on it.

    Here's a graph from codingdojo:

    2018-developer-job-listings-for-most-popular-programming-languages1.jpg

    Java is still at the top of the Tiobe index:

    https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/

    Nerds love to look at a 3% decline in market share and say "Nintendo Java will be dead in 5 years." For example, I've been hearing about the purported death of PHP for 10 years now, yet WordPress remains the most popular website platform.

    every person who doesn't like an acquired taste always seems to think everyone who likes it is faking it. it should be an official fallacy.
    the "no true scotch man" fallacy.
  • PreacherPreacher Registered User regular
    The Ice Harvest
    Chanus is going to be mid thrust on this lady posting to us "So I think she might like me".

    I would like some money because these are artisanal nuggets of wisdom philistine.

    Http:// pleasepaypreacher.net
    AuralynxTuminBrodyDemonStaceyChanusVishNubSummaryJudgmentQanamil
  • TuminTumin Registered User regular
    Imagine breathing air or drinking water older than you

    Sounds gross.

  • BrodyBrody The Watch The First ShoreRegistered User regular
    Nightmare Before Christmas
    VishNub wrote: »
    SniperGuy wrote: »
    Chanus you know what you have to do

    Show up tomorrow with a two dozen roses

    Or just an edible arrangement. Edible arrangements are like playing for keeps.

    Or an edible manthong.

    "The shore does not dream of you." - Blind poet Gallan.
    VishNub
  • KamiroKamiro Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Chanus wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    Chanus wrote: »
    so former warehouse guy who i only recently learned didn't work here anymore has shown up to the office with a rose so i think that mystery may be solved

    wait what

    im just more confused

    so i wasn’t sure but i suspected smiling girl was romantically involved with a guy in the warehouse

    who i also only recently learned hasn’t worked here in like three months

    i don’t leave my office much

    anyway he brought her roses today so i think suspicion confirmed

    Last I was following I thought we already knew she was with him.

    Which is what made this whole thing so spicy.

    So this has literally changed nothing Chanus.

    NOTHING.

    i mean we were pretty sure but she’s been so consistent about the stealing glances and smiling that i dunno

    is there a rift he is trying to repair

    she did a drive by smile right before he showed up even

    the spice levels are pretty high my dude

    Exactly. If he wasn't in the mix this whole story would not have so many followers!

    You must defeat him Chanus. We are all Most of us are rooting for you!

    Who's not rooting for Chanus? Speak up, coward!

    Chanus
  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Winky wrote: »
    Legacy programming is crazy

    MUMPS was invented in 1966

    I can't possibly imagine writing in a language that is decades older than I am

    Also apparently HTML was released in 1993, which also blows my mind

    I had thought that HTML was nearly as old as the internet but there you go

    HTML existed in the 80s, 1993 was the first ISO release IIRC.

    Ladies.
    Winky
  • Hahnsoo1Hahnsoo1 Make Ready. We Hunt.Registered User regular
    Its A wonderful Life
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.

    Di87pOF.jpg
    PSN: Hahnsoo | MHGU: Hahnsoo, Switch FC: SW-0085-2679-5212
    Snicketysnick
  • AuralynxAuralynx Darkness is a perspective Watching the ego workRegistered User regular
    Umm Actually Christmas is a capitalist expansion of Christian Dogma
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    Space... what is the point of it? You have no idea.
    OSvv7zs.png


  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    Nova_C wrote: »
    I was certain Java was dead.

    The paradigm of running a Java Virtual Machine on a Windows desktop is mostly dead

    But for server apps, web apps, other platforms it's very much alive

    C# is coming in hot to replace it in some instances that don't have a lot of technical debt they need to service.

    I used to work in a place whose principal software ran in an emulated IBM AS/400 environment, which itself was written in Java and ran in a JVM.

    It was really finicky about the JVM supplier and version, too. Fell over after every update.

    I wonder how they're getting on with that these days.

    Probably still running Java. Places that are heavy Java are resilient to changing it because of the technical debt required to create platforms like that. This is the reason COBOL and FORTRAN still both exist.

    Comparing Java to FORTRAN is some quality trolling

    *slow clap*

    Java has improved, it's still very much going the way of both of those languages though. Especially when you're arms deep in a system and find out, whoops it's Java 1.2 and you're suddenly back in 1998.

    It really isn't but okay

    Yes you manage java because of technical debt, places that aren't massively beholden to picking up that stack avoid it like the plague.

    Things like Kotlin are kind of breathing new life into the language, but ehhhhhhh there are better choices usually (I've seen die hard Java fans switching to Go lately).

    Last week I replaced my home automation controller with the only serious open source home automation platform. It is relatively new, just went through a major code rewrite a few years ago, has active development, and ohbytheway is written in Java.

    The entire Android ecosystem is heavily reliant on Java. If you want to make Android apps, you pretty much have to do it in Java.

    My company runs on two large business automation platforms. One of them is in Java. That company publishes a roadmap; migration off of Java isn't anywhere on it.

    Here's a graph from codingdojo:

    2018-developer-job-listings-for-most-popular-programming-languages1.jpg

    Java is still at the top of the Tiobe index:

    https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/

    Nerds love to look at a 3% decline in market share and say "Nintendo Java will be dead in 5 years." For example, I've been hearing about the purported death of PHP for 10 years now, yet WordPress remains the most popular website platform.

    Nah I don't look at the share, I look at what schools are teaching and what tech companies are adopting. Java has fallen out of favor for python and it's easy to see why with that graph.

    Ladies.
  • RonaldoTheGypsyRonaldoTheGypsy Or just "Ron" Registered User regular
    edited December 2018
    Preacher wrote: »
    Chanus is going to be mid thrust on this lady posting to us "So I think she might like me".

    RonaldoTheGypsy on
    Chanusspool32
  • Hahnsoo1Hahnsoo1 Make Ready. We Hunt.Registered User regular
    Its A wonderful Life
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    That's Billy Zane, the villain from Titanic (not the iceberg, the rich dude).

    Di87pOF.jpg
    PSN: Hahnsoo | MHGU: Hahnsoo, Switch FC: SW-0085-2679-5212
    Rhesus PositiveHarry Dresden
  • WinkyWinky Registered User regular
    bowen wrote: »
    Winky wrote: »
    Legacy programming is crazy

    MUMPS was invented in 1966

    I can't possibly imagine writing in a language that is decades older than I am

    Also apparently HTML was released in 1993, which also blows my mind

    I had thought that HTML was nearly as old as the internet but there you go

    HTML existed in the 80s, 1993 was the first ISO release IIRC.

    Okay this makes a lot more sense to me

  • KamiroKamiro Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    That's Billy Zane, the villain from Titanic (not the iceberg, the rich dude).

    You mean the hero from The Phantom?

  • PreacherPreacher Registered User regular
    The Ice Harvest
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    Pretty sure that's Billy Zane you phillistine.

    I would like some money because these are artisanal nuggets of wisdom philistine.

    Http:// pleasepaypreacher.net
    Auralynx
  • ChanusChanus Sugoi! ^_____^Registered User regular
    Christmas Vacation (the Joke option)
    Preacher wrote: »
    Chanus is going to be mid thrust on this lady posting to us "So I think she might like me".

    i was going to write youtube.com/issheintoyou but i see ron took care of it

    **Winner Softest and Most Comfy Hugs Award Summer 2018**

    Blueberrywerewlf on the Sony Anime Games Box | BluberryWerewlf on the BroBone
  • EchoEcho Moderator mod
    Go is an awesome language.

    Echo wrote: »
    Let they who have not posted about their balls in the wrong thread cast the first stone.
  • AuralynxAuralynx Darkness is a perspective Watching the ego workRegistered User regular
    Umm Actually Christmas is a capitalist expansion of Christian Dogma
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    That's Billy Zane, the villain from Titanic (not the iceberg, the rich dude).

    Yep, just went and did the fact-check. Looked a lot like Shemar Moore minus facial hair in that resolution, though.

    Space... what is the point of it? You have no idea.
    OSvv7zs.png


  • bowenbowen How you doin'? Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Wait not ISO, maybe RFC? It was some weird SGML hybrid shit I think for HTML's early days.

    Ladies.
    Echo
  • BrodyBrody The Watch The First ShoreRegistered User regular
    Nightmare Before Christmas
    @Chanus bend over near her desk and see if she checks out your butt. This will be most effective if shorty is still around.

    "The shore does not dream of you." - Blind poet Gallan.
    ChanusDemonStacey
  • Donkey KongDonkey Kong My lit AF posts will leave you shook Registered User regular
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    Nova_C wrote: »
    I was certain Java was dead.

    The paradigm of running a Java Virtual Machine on a Windows desktop is mostly dead

    But for server apps, web apps, other platforms it's very much alive

    C# is coming in hot to replace it in some instances that don't have a lot of technical debt they need to service.

    I used to work in a place whose principal software ran in an emulated IBM AS/400 environment, which itself was written in Java and ran in a JVM.

    It was really finicky about the JVM supplier and version, too. Fell over after every update.

    I wonder how they're getting on with that these days.

    Probably still running Java. Places that are heavy Java are resilient to changing it because of the technical debt required to create platforms like that. This is the reason COBOL and FORTRAN still both exist.

    Comparing Java to FORTRAN is some quality trolling

    *slow clap*

    Java has improved, it's still very much going the way of both of those languages though. Especially when you're arms deep in a system and find out, whoops it's Java 1.2 and you're suddenly back in 1998.

    It really isn't but okay

    Yes you manage java because of technical debt, places that aren't massively beholden to picking up that stack avoid it like the plague.

    Things like Kotlin are kind of breathing new life into the language, but ehhhhhhh there are better choices usually (I've seen die hard Java fans switching to Go lately).

    Last week I replaced my home automation controller with the only serious open source home automation platform. It is relatively new, just went through a major code rewrite a few years ago, has active development, and ohbytheway is written in Java.

    The entire Android ecosystem is heavily reliant on Java. If you want to make Android apps, you pretty much have to do it in Java.

    My company runs on two large business automation platforms. One of them is in Java. That company publishes a roadmap; migration off of Java isn't anywhere on it.

    Here's a graph from codingdojo:

    2018-developer-job-listings-for-most-popular-programming-languages1.jpg

    Java is still at the top of the Tiobe index:

    https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/

    Nerds love to look at a 3% decline in market share and say "Nintendo Java will be dead in 5 years." For example, I've been hearing about the purported death of PHP for 10 years now, yet WordPress remains the most popular website platform.

    Regarding PHP, I think we can all agree that sometimes we should let the past die. Kill it if we have to.

    Thousands of hot, local singles are waiting to play at bubbulon.com.
    IlpalaHerrCronPowerpuppiesFeral
  • IlpalaIlpala Just this guy, y'know Texas booniesRegistered User regular
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    That's Billy Zane, the villain from Titanic (not the iceberg, the rich dude).

    Don't forget Ishamael from that 3 AM Wheel of Time produced-solely-to-maintain-rights shitshow.

    FF XIV - Qih'to Furishu (GHOST), Battle.Net - Ilpala#1975
    Switch - SW-7373-3669-3011
    Fuck Joe Manchin
  • Hahnsoo1Hahnsoo1 Make Ready. We Hunt.Registered User regular
    Its A wonderful Life
    Billy Zane is one of those guys who looks great bald and looks great with hair (when he had it), but does NOT look great with his usual Male Pattern Baldness look:
    8507_v9_bb.jpg

    Sheesh.

    Di87pOF.jpg
    PSN: Hahnsoo | MHGU: Hahnsoo, Switch FC: SW-0085-2679-5212
  • VishNubVishNub Registered User regular
    Nightmare Before Christmas
    Ilpala wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    Hahnsoo1 wrote: »
    Auralynx wrote: »
    VishNub wrote: »
    Maybe I'm actually warehouse guy

    Well, we're going to need you two to engage in a series of ridiculous contests for her affection, then.


    Hang on, is that the black dude from Criminal Minds calling the walk-off? Huh.

    That's Billy Zane, the villain from Titanic (not the iceberg, the rich dude).

    Don't forget Ishamael from that 3 AM Wheel of Time produced-solely-to-maintain-rights shitshow.

    wait what

    Steam = VishnuOwnz
    Dota2 = Glitchmo
  • IlpalaIlpala Just this guy, y'know Texas booniesRegistered User regular
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    Nova_C wrote: »
    I was certain Java was dead.

    The paradigm of running a Java Virtual Machine on a Windows desktop is mostly dead

    But for server apps, web apps, other platforms it's very much alive

    C# is coming in hot to replace it in some instances that don't have a lot of technical debt they need to service.

    I used to work in a place whose principal software ran in an emulated IBM AS/400 environment, which itself was written in Java and ran in a JVM.

    It was really finicky about the JVM supplier and version, too. Fell over after every update.

    I wonder how they're getting on with that these days.

    Probably still running Java. Places that are heavy Java are resilient to changing it because of the technical debt required to create platforms like that. This is the reason COBOL and FORTRAN still both exist.

    Comparing Java to FORTRAN is some quality trolling

    *slow clap*

    Java has improved, it's still very much going the way of both of those languages though. Especially when you're arms deep in a system and find out, whoops it's Java 1.2 and you're suddenly back in 1998.

    It really isn't but okay

    Yes you manage java because of technical debt, places that aren't massively beholden to picking up that stack avoid it like the plague.

    Things like Kotlin are kind of breathing new life into the language, but ehhhhhhh there are better choices usually (I've seen die hard Java fans switching to Go lately).

    Last week I replaced my home automation controller with the only serious open source home automation platform. It is relatively new, just went through a major code rewrite a few years ago, has active development, and ohbytheway is written in Java.

    The entire Android ecosystem is heavily reliant on Java. If you want to make Android apps, you pretty much have to do it in Java.

    My company runs on two large business automation platforms. One of them is in Java. That company publishes a roadmap; migration off of Java isn't anywhere on it.

    Here's a graph from codingdojo:

    2018-developer-job-listings-for-most-popular-programming-languages1.jpg

    Java is still at the top of the Tiobe index:

    https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/

    Nerds love to look at a 3% decline in market share and say "Nintendo Java will be dead in 5 years." For example, I've been hearing about the purported death of PHP for 10 years now, yet WordPress remains the most popular website platform.

    Regarding PHP, I think we can all agree that sometimes we should let the past die. Kill it if we have to.

    *mashes agree harder*

    FF XIV - Qih'to Furishu (GHOST), Battle.Net - Ilpala#1975
    Switch - SW-7373-3669-3011
    Fuck Joe Manchin
  • KamiroKamiro Registered User regular
    Die Hard
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    japan wrote: »
    bowen wrote: »
    Feral wrote: »
    Nova_C wrote: »
    I was certain Java was dead.

    The paradigm of running a Java Virtual Machine on a Windows desktop is mostly dead

    But for server apps, web apps, other platforms it's very much alive

    C# is coming in hot to replace it in some instances that don't have a lot of technical debt they need to service.

    I used to work in a place whose principal software ran in an emulated IBM AS/400 environment, which itself was written in Java and ran in a JVM.

    It was really finicky about the JVM supplier and version, too. Fell over after every update.

    I wonder how they're getting on with that these days.

    Probably still running Java. Places that are heavy Java are resilient to changing it because of the technical debt required to create platforms like that. This is the reason COBOL and FORTRAN still both exist.

    Comparing Java to FORTRAN is some quality trolling

    *slow clap*

    Java has improved, it's still very much going the way of both of those languages though. Especially when you're arms deep in a system and find out, whoops it's Java 1.2 and you're suddenly back in 1998.

    It really isn't but okay

    Yes you manage java because of technical debt, places that aren't massively beholden to picking up that stack avoid it like the plague.

    Things like Kotlin are kind of breathing new life into the language, but ehhhhhhh there are better choices usually (I've seen die hard Java fans switching to Go lately).

    Last week I replaced my home automation controller with the only serious open source home automation platform. It is relatively new, just went through a major code rewrite a few years ago, has active development, and ohbytheway is written in Java.

    The entire Android ecosystem is heavily reliant on Java. If you want to make Android apps, you pretty much have to do it in Java.

    My company runs on two large business automation platforms. One of them is in Java. That company publishes a roadmap; migration off of Java isn't anywhere on it.

    Here's a graph from codingdojo:

    2018-developer-job-listings-for-most-popular-programming-languages1.jpg

    Java is still at the top of the Tiobe index:

    https://www.tiobe.com/tiobe-index/

    Nerds love to look at a 3% decline in market share and say "Nintendo Java will be dead in 5 years." For example, I've been hearing about the purported death of PHP for 10 years now, yet WordPress remains the most popular website platform.

    Regarding PHP, I think we can all agree that sometimes we should let the past die. Kill it if we have to.

    Please, someone kill VBScript. It's taken me and my family hostage.

    bowen
  • WinkyWinky Registered User regular
    No one should ever use php and wordpress is an abomination.

    Also everything old is bad.

    I'm not sure if those words reflect my feelings and/or the truth but you have to have strong opinions to survive in this industry.

    HerrCron
  • GethGeth Legion Perseus VeilRegistered User, Moderator, Penny Arcade Staff, Vanilla Staff vanilla
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    On average, this thread was zooming by at warp 2.9

    @Winky will create the new thread
    @Ilpala is backup

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