Just how sharp is Microsoft's Java-killer?

by Steve Anglin

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"C# is seen by many as Microsoft's answer to Java. But will Microsoft's efforts to promote the language beyond its own community of friends succeed?" Find the answer in this edition of Computer Weekly's Analyst Briefings.

What do you think? Does C# really have legs, when you consider possibilities like Halycon Software's Java.NET, etc.?