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The good news is that my boss was kind enough to find a pure development job for me which I will start in the next week or so! Hooray!
The bad news? It's gonna be Java.
There is *dare I say it* decent Java, bad Java and downright ugly Java.. (there is a fourth variety, the Java that drives you to near nervous breakdown, but we won't go there, ok ?). It all depends on the area and what you're doing, I think. I like Swing, for instance, even though I complain frequently about it.. and I also don't mind JSP and servlets.
From someone who's been there, you'd be surprised at how many development jobs can be made easier with your choice of favourite language.. diffs, code genera
Java's not so bad, really. Yeah, it's verbose and hugely klunky in places, especially when you're used to Perl. But there is a very lively open source community and therefore a number of tools that are used by real people rather than specification committees. Good examples of this are Hibernate [hibernate.org], and object-relational framework and the Spring Framework [springframework.org] which does just about everything EJBs do but much simpler, without a heavy container and using plain old Java objects.
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Thanks for the info.
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