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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Owls and Ostriches

    1. Ignorance as a Virtue

    2. Boiling Frogs

    3. New Horizons

    4. The Premise

  2. Chapter 2 The Perfect Storm

    1. Storm Warnings

    2. The C++ Experience

    3. Clouds Open

    4. Fury Unleashed

    5. Aftermath

    6. Moving Ahead

  3. Chapter 3 Crown Jewels

    1. Language and JVM Design

    2. The Internet

    3. Enterprise Integration

    4. Community

    5. Breaking the Myths

  4. Chapter 4 Glass Breaking

    1. Java's New Job Description

    2. Basic Java Limitations

    3. Typing

    4. Primitives

    5. Parting Shots

    6. Why Not Just Fix Java?

  5. Chapter 5 Rules of the Game

    1. Java Raises the Bar

    2. Enterprise Integration

    3. Generating the Buzz

    4. Language Features

    5. A Few Potential Suitors

  6. Chapter 6 Ruby in the Rough

    1. About Ruby

    2. Applying Some Structure

    3. Breaking It Down

  7. Chapter 7 Ruby on Rails

    1. The Numbers Game

    2. Rails by Example

    3. Under the Hood

    4. The Essence

  8. Chapter 8 Continuation Servers

    1. The Problem

    2. Continuations

    3. Continuation Servers

    4. Seaside

    5. A Seaside Example

    6. So What?

  9. Chapter 9 Contenders

    1. The Primary Contenders

    2. Minor Contenders

    3. The Next Big Thing

  10. Chapter 10 About the Author

  1. Colophon