It is not easy to pick between the two enterprise software development platforms. Both are leading technologies. Both frameworks have been there and done that. Companies that used Java continue to do so because their existing projects were built with Java. For newer projects, these companies are going the .NET development way after discovering that their ‘bias’ against a ‘proprietary framework’ was totally wrong. A proprietary framework’s benefits far outshine its so -called ‘cons’. After all, paying some extra bucks for an air-tight framework yields far-reaching dividends over the long run.
Research shows that companies that chose Java did so because they had more Java developers than .NET developers. C, C#, and C++ – the common programming languages of the .NET framework are not as popular as Java, because they are more efficient languages. Languages that stress efficiency requires sound coding skills. So, finding good C, C++, and C# .Net developers is not as easy as finding Java developers.
Now here’s the catch – and a big one – read this carefully – COMPANIES THAT USE .NET ACTUALLY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING!!
If you are a company that is using Java frameworks simply because you find it easy to find Java developers in comparison to .NET developers, then it’s time to change strategy. We will give you a drill-down as to why .NET application development is better than Java and why you would need quality .net developers. The blog also discusses how .NET is a vast software development platform, and has all the tools for web, mobile, and desktop application development.
.NET is Proprietary and that Makes it Secure – a big thumbs up to Decide on a Dot Net Developer
Java Development Kits can be downloaded for free and used for commercial consumption. .NET is proprietary. This makes it better because no one knows the source code, even .net developers. It’s a black box. Sealed. Secure. Top companies around the world prefer their application’s inner workings to be just that – ‘inner’. They don’t want a public framework that has passed the hands of millions of people to carry their secure applications. It’s like opening the pigeon door and hoping the cats won’t creep in at night. That’s why .net developers are always in the reckoning.
Being a closed platform, most issues and resolutions are made in-house. No one gets a wind of it – even champion .net developers. Open-source platforms such as Java have a wide developer community. Non-supported Java distributions may also get issues fixed. But the fixes are just that – ‘fixes’ and may not really be resolutions. There could still be cracks in the code.