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I got 99 problems but a switch() ain't one: Java SE 13 lands with various tweaks as per Oracle's less-is-more strategy

boltar Silver badge

" Financial circles and big enterprises in particular."

I worked at a large corp where some new manager joined and immediately decided to replace the C/C++ system with Java. His "vision" (or myopia in reality) took 3 years to create, ended up running at 1/4 the speed on the same hardware and used 10x more memory than the system it replaced. It was summarily dumped wasting almost a million quid in development costs and he left before he was kicked out on his arse.

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