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Special Edition Using Java 2 Standard Edition by Geoff Friesen, Chuck Cavaness, Brian Keeton

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General Performance Improvements

The Java platform is arguably becoming the programming language of choice for Internet development. In fact, it has been used successfully for Internet development for quite a few years now. Still, many questions have been raised about the seriousness of Java within mainstream software application development. Most of the issues have centered on the language feature set and the performance measurement when compared with other languages such as C++. The number and type of features that are a part of the core language has been growing since the first version was released. Some still argue that there is more work to do on this front. The truth is that it might never be the language that everyone wants it to be. It ...

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