Simplicity and ease of use are cornerstones for Java and help explain why take-up on the language has been so swift. The world is now putting C++ aside as it migrates to Java. Those MIS organizations that never detoured into C++ can now leapfrog it entirely and retool their COBOL programmers for the world of network-centric computing.
From the Book Not Just Java, 1999, 1997, ISBN 0130796603
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