re: Java is too old, What should you learn in 2018? VIEW POST

re: this article is such a fanboi teenage view on languages, and especially java ) besides the fact that java evolves and evolve other platforms, it ac...

it actually has local variable type inference, so comparison is outdated at its best.

That's one feature, and it's only in Java 10.
Before that is available in, let say Android, we will all be dead.

I urge you to take a closer look at Kotlin’s origins too, which is owners of JetBrains, that claimed in one of their interviews, that they would take full advantage of owning both language and IDE to make a perfect blend - might turn out to be a biased platform.

What I read from this is they have both the skills and the means to provide both a good language and good tooling support, but feel entitled to have your own opinion :)

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