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Oracle JDeveloper 10g: Empowering J2EE Development by Harshad Oak

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CHAPTER 1Emergence of the IDE

JUST A FEW YEARS AFTER it emerged, Java established itself as one of the hottest technologies around. Remarkably enough, Java still enjoys that status; Java today is alive and kicking. Backed with good standards support and a healthy open-source culture to boast of, Java is comfortably placed. Over the years, Java has grown at a rapid pace; however, Java tools have never managed to keep pace with Java.

My first experience with Java was at about the same time as I was also getting familiar with Visual Basic. Although most Visual Basic books quickly got me generating useful applications, Java books tended to meander—explaining how amazing applets were and how they were going to transform the Internet. By the time ...

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