Just don't call J#, Java

by Steve Anglin

Related link: http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-11-2001/jw-1121-iw-jsharp.html?

"Microsoft's newly released Visual J# .NET Beta 1 -- a full clean-room Java implementation -- offers Microsoft Visual J++ (VJ++) developers a migration path to .NET for their VJ++ projects. While J# successfully converts a range of compiled Java code into .NET binaries, its JDK support remains frozen at Java 1.1.4 and the .NET binaries work only on Windows (source: JavaWorld)."

For more, check out this article. Also be sure to read what our own Brian Jepson said about J# in "A Visual J# .NET Primer."

What do you think of J#?