Not for the love of Erlang, but …
Sometimes it only takes one sentence to summarize an entire post, even a good one as this:
Really, that right there should be a clear indicator of how ill regarded Java development has become that people are willing to embrace the insanity that is Erlang in order to avoid using it.
Kudos to Russell for not naming ships or referencing seating apparatus.
Although there’s something to be said for “ill regarded” …
You mean, like, lines of code?
When you’re buying developers by the pound, it’s logical to treat them as machines that convert mouse clicks into code. Here’s an article that talks about a new way to write SQL queries, a very poor and badly done attempt to implement LINQ using Java.
Though that itself is not the problem. It’s the fact that the article is void of any code, illustrated entirely through Eclipse screenshots.
For the downfall of Java, Eclipse should take some of the blame.
Illustrated espresso drinks, nothing to do with Java the language.