lseltzer writes: There was a time when important people claimed that Java was the future of computing and major industry companies — even Microsoft bought into it. Now Java has degenerated into an unpleasant legacy technology that causes way more problems than it solves. Link to Original Source
I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few
simple heuristics you have to remember...
Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.