netbeans-ideDuring the early 90’s I dabbled with Turbo Pascal which later became Borland Pascal, then the eventual move to Borland Delphi.

During my time with Pascal and Delphi, I think I only released one thing which was a SysOp paging system for a BBS that used a Sound Blaster.

Having only ever dabbled with programming applications, early last month I started playing around with Eclipse and the Android SDK. Well it was pretty obvious with in a couple of days I needed to go a bit more in depth with Java. So I decided learning a new language was in order.

I’ve recently seen a few posts that Java should be killed, Maybe I’m missing something, but I don’t see an issue with Java. Yes there are some implementations that are questionable but overall I’m not sure that Java is necessarily