January 26, 2005
Evolution of Java
Bruce Eckel, author of Thinking in Java and Thinking in C++, is working on a new edition of Thinking in Java:
Posted by jjwiseman at January 26, 2005 05:52 PM
This language, which was once hailed (admittedly, by the PR flaks at Sun itself) as being "much easier than C++" really isn't anymore.
I read several chapters of the first "Thinking in Java" book, and it was pretty good. Maybe by the time he finishes the second one, I'll be ready to look at Java 1.5.
Of course it still is, Java has garbage collection, doesn't it....
>>> Of course it still is, Java has garbage
>> collection, doesn't it....
C++ has GC too, if you want it. Look up the Boehm Weisser collector.
And if you don't want GC, C++ doesn't force it on you.