No Java, no problem, say IT managers



Daniel Thomas

Last week we reported that Java has outstripped C++ as the most sought after IT skill for the first time. However, 88% of...

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Daniel Thomas

Last week we reported that Java has outstripped C++ as the most sought after IT skill for the first time. However, 88% of IT managers in this week's Computer Weekly/Harvey Nash Big Question poll were not worried by IT professionals' lack of Java skills.

One respondent said, "There are plenty of existing staff who can be retrained to Java and XML. The idea that older staff cannot be retrained to object languages like Java is pure myth."

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