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Does Amazon use C++ or Java?
Java. Amazon, LinkedIn, Google, Apple, Facebook, and many others rely on Java and its underlying Java Virtual Machine to deliver products that serve millions of users and handle massive amounts of data.
What Java framework does Amazon use?
AWS Flow Framework
The AWS Flow Framework for Java works with Amazon SWF to make it easy to create scalable and fault-tolerant applications to perform asynchronous tasks that may be long running, remote, or both.
Is Java simpler than C++?
1) Java is simpler, the syntax is much more readable than C, C++ or any other language. 2) Java is good to learn Object-Oriented programming, but not so good for procedural one, prefer C there. It’s easier to think in terms of class and objects.
What is AWS Flow Framework?
The AWS Flow Framework is a collection of convenience libraries that make it faster and easier to build applications with Amazon Simple Workflow. Using the AWS Flow Framework, you write simple code and let the framework’s pre-built objects and classes handle the details of Amazon Simple Workflow APIs.
What kind of programming language does Amazon use?
Over the years, Amazon has moved from C to Perl to Java. Three years ago, it would have been 99\% Perl code, with some “hipsters” who were trying to bring in this new thing called Java. Today it’s Java with some “hipsters” trying to bring in new things like Node.js or Scala.
Why did Amazon move from C to Java so quickly?
A few reasons. For one, Java is very new to the company. There are a lot of emotions involved when you make a migration of that scale. Over the years, Amazon has moved from C to Perl to Java. Three years ago, it would have been 99\% Perl code, with some “hipsters” who were trying to bring in this new thing called Java.
Is Java still the best choice for server side programming?
Java is as close to ideal as exists today for server side programming for large scale, relatively often-changing systems, particularly when factoring in both development and runtime efficiency. The tool chains are rich, the libraries are rich, and the talent pool is huge.
What is the policy at Amazon about Java?
There is no senior-management-level mandate to use Java or stick with it. It is not a company-wide doctrine. There are plenty of people trying to win the war against Java, and a surprising number of them are succeeding. Addendum: These battles at Amazon are won through data, not by politics or thought-experiments.