In recent months there's been a increase in news reports about Java-related exploits. However, in this report from ComputerWorld U.S.
, a number of developers at this week's JavaOne conference in San Francisco expressed confidence in the platform.
Their support is based on a number of reasons: Weaknesses found don't apply to their businesses or Web sites, is a common explaination. But most agree that they still have to keep their guard up.
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One developer interviewed did say that he isn't sure Oracle has been quick enough in issuing bug fixes. What's your take? If you've had a bad Java experience, let us know.
According to Oracle, some 1.1 billion desktops around the world run Java.