Following on from the talk I gave on why Java is bad for your brain at Barcamp I thought I’d dig out some of my old blog posts and present them here – try and explain the argument (which is more of a feeling of disquiet tha anything else) better.

download mind map here (save as)

I tried to embed the map in an applet – but the downloaded applet does’t work and locks the site up. There is a Flash reader but I lost the will to live Java, eh?

You ca get freemind here. 

Defensive programming

This one’s about ‘C’:

Java is the new ‘C’ parts 1 & 2 

J2EE is incoherent 

Java schools 

Java as a text processing language – note the comment about merely trying to ope a file 

Java and XML