Apple Releases Updates Java for OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8

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104 months ago

Java is useless


Leave.
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104 months ago

Java is useless


Yes, very useless. That's why it's one of the most popular programming languages in use.
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104 months ago

Doesn't The Adobe CS6 suite need Java to work correctly?


When does any software from Adobe work correctly?
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104 months ago

Java is useless

So useless that many of us use it daily and ... *gasp*.. don't hate it.
Java like Flash or any other development technology has it's proper places and uses. They all have their pros/cons. Do I want all apps I run to be Java? Absolutly not. But are there scenarios where it is the appropriate choice? Absolutly. Many System Admins, remote workers, etc... depend on Java and do so without issue. We don't want Jave used for everything, just like we don't want Objective C used for everything, or Flash, or AppleScript, or .Net, or any other technology. You use the best tool for the job and Java quite often does in fact fit that.
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104 months ago

Java is useless


The Minecraft players alone will destroy you!

Many of my tools are Java-only. Apple's Xraid management program? Java. Cisco's Network Assistant (switch config)? Java. Cisco's ASDM (ASA / firewall / router config)? Java.

I need Java. I do not need the security issues.
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104 months ago
There are, unfortunately, many useful products that require java. unfortunate only because it is an awkward dependency.

This is great to see such a far reaching patch from Apple.
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