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IDE struggles

2008-08-06 04:12:50.939596+00 by Dan Lyke 5 comments

It is not true that all sucky computer programs are Java applications, but I've yet to find evidence to refute the converse.

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-06 14:28:38.137564+00 by: ebradway

In the GIS world, it's either ESRI ArcGIS on Windows or a Java app. While it does suck in some ways, OpenJump is my favorite opensource GIS. uDIG (based on Eclipse) has a few more features - but not anything I use regularly.

One suckiness about OpenJump: if I run it on my laptop whilst on battery, it locks up the machine. Plug it in the wall and it's fine... That defies ALL design objectives of Java!

#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-06 15:00:43.632451+00 by: Dan Lyke

re "...design objectives of Java", the only consistent behavior I've observed from Java is that it portably implements non-deterministic core dumps.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-07 00:22:13.36757+00 by: meuon

I take exception to those comments.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-07 10:43:02.874365+00 by: DaveP

Who was it that said, years ago, "Write once, debug everywhere." ?

#Comment Re: made: 2008-08-07 14:37:36.502211+00 by: markd

"Write once, run away" is my favorite tag line.