It's becoming more obvious to me every day that Java technology is the
platform of choice -- in more ways than one.
In the traditional sense of the phrase, it's the answer to the questions all
developers ask themselves: Which platform should I develop to? Which has the
biggest market, the most influence? Which provides me with a means to
demonstrate my skills and creativity? There's a second meaning as well --
another question to answer: Which platform provides developers, customers,
and users with more choice?
In this new meaning, "platform of choice" indicates a platform that runs on
multiple operating systems, addresses a wide spectrum of hardware, and can
spawn multiple implementations so users are free to select the one that works
best (yours, of course).
By either definition, Java technology is still the platform of choice, and
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"Network computing is at a tipping point, as the race to connect everything
of value is driving widespread adoption of innovations like Java technology,
and hundreds of millions, and soon billions, of devices get on the network
and need to share information securely and reliably."
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