11-21-2012 01:06 PM
12-03-2012 11:00 AM
JavaME world could became exciting.
It's a bit too late for that, don't you think? JavaME is long dead. It's as dead as floppy disks and 56k modems. Oracle is killing JavaSE as well. I'd love to be wrong here, as I have spent so much time learning Java during these years, but I don't see it reborn as the phoenix.
And what kind of hardware would run the new JVM? I don't see Apple nor Google buying the license. RIM is out of the question. Classic Nokia keypad phones maybe?
12-13-2012 02:24 PM
any new conclusion....
Yes, RIM is sinking. They are advertising "port your app to BB10" but they broked the payment method.
There is now payment API documentation for android runtime.
I have spent hours trying to understand the new payment method and I realized that they don't even know how android android users should pay.
RIM is a two cent company today.
12-13-2012 02:41 PM
I've switched to BB10 development using Cascades. Cascades fixes the long time UI development issue with BB Java. It's a revelation.
QNX has always had a JVM. So makes you wonder why it isn't available on the Playbook and BB10. Or rather it doesn't.
Whatever bilge RIM spouts this was always about Oracles ridiculous licensing demands.
Java is dead. Google and Oracle are both equally guilty. Pity because I hate C++ syntax. Cascades on Java would have been mindblowingly good.
12-13-2012 04:44 PM - edited 12-13-2012 04:46 PM
"Cascades on Java would have been mindblowingly good" Agreed.
And I agree in general with your points about Cascades and development - see here:
12-13-2012 08:20 PM
12-21-2012 08:54 AM
I believe this is why you will see dual core Android devices that can't move a full screen image at 30 fps.
Modern interpreted languages, specially when using JIT compilation, can be almost as fast as native ones. Unless you are coding a videogame or something like that, usually you don't want to trade performance for portability. Look at two of the most modern languages: C# uses its CLR and it is a big success. Python also compiles to intermediate bytecode.
Just for your info, in Android you can also run native C code.
Both Apple and RIM are using old C-based languages just to save money on licenses. But IMHO both C++ and Objective-C are way out of date.
04-12-2013 04:29 AM
I am terrified
I have 4 years exp (2 years in BlackBerry Java RIM & 2 years in J2ME) and now both are Dead .....
What I am going to do...
I will never ever work for BlackBerry....
I Thank You all those have supported and helped me ......
A message for those who are new to BlackBerry Never Trust BlackBerry .... This is the lesson I learned from my experience....