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by sgf
Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Building a young programmer community
Replies: 18
Views: 4303

Re: Building a young programmer community

<r>Quote from abishur on September 16, 2011, 15:32<br/> You just described the forum <E>;)</E><br/> <br/> Maybe... but I think it should be more than that.<br/> <br/> Forums, plus wiki space (with extended access control), plus blogging area, plus sourceforge-alike, all with nice integration with yo...
by sgf
Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Will the Raspberry Pi run Java?
Replies: 62
Views: 13153

Re: Will the Raspberry Pi run Java?

<t>And dudes - svartalf implies that we (Puppygames) can't write fast, efficient code in Java, because he can't write fast, efficient code in Java; and by inference, that nobody else can write fast, efficient code in Java, and that therefore Java itself is inherently slow anywhere you might find it....
by sgf
Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:46 am
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Building a young programmer community
Replies: 18
Views: 4303

Re: Building a young programmer community

<t>I know that the RasPi people are trying to get other organisations onboard for the actual educational content, and that targeting the board at education is 'round 2' after hobbyists, but I thought I'd raise this anyway...<br/> <br/> RasPi may be the BBC Micro for the 21st century, but there's a g...
by sgf
Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Will the Raspberry Pi run Java?
Replies: 62
Views: 13153

Re: Will the Raspberry Pi run Java?

<t>@svartalf: "However, It doesn't handle things like securities market transaction processing well." I've seen a surprisingly large number of automated trading systems written in Java. Some of them would probably qualify as "high-frequency". I don't know what tricks they're pulling to get performan...

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