Challenges Facing Java

by Steve Anglin

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A recent InternetWeek poll asks, "What is the biggest challenge facing the Java enterprise development community
today?" Find out the latest poll results.

1. Improving and standardizing app server/tool implementations of current J2EE v.1.3 specs...35%

2. Keeping up with Microsoft's .NET...30%

3. Integrating Web services into the platform...21%

4. Improving Java Community Process and Java certification processes...9%

What do you think is the biggest challenge involving Java?