April 24, 2001

Java top choice of wireless developers

Author: JT Smith

ComputerWorld reports on a study by Evans Data Corp. saying that 30% of 521
developers surveyed plan to use Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Java 2 Micro Edition for mobile development projects, followed by Palm and Windows CE. "We want to run Java, as opposed to something proprietary like [Visual Basic],"
said Curtis Chambers, senior manager of architecture at Home Depot. "We're
rolling out Linux-based clients, and you can't just port VB over to Linux."
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