By Frédéric Desbiens-Oracle on Dec 21, 2012
Two weeks ago, I decided to make the plunge: I upgraded my personal workstation to Windows 8. Why? Sure, I wanted to check if JDeveloper and WebLogic worked correctly. But I must admit my main motivation was curiosity. You see, when I read quotes such as: « On a regular PC, Windows 8 is Mr. Hyde: a monster that terrorizes poor office workers and strangles their productivity. », it was hard to resist the temptation of forging my own opinion.
Today, I am writing this post under Windows 8. And I have no intention to go back to Windows 7.
I have very little to report about Oracle's Java tools. They simply just work, as I expected. The JVM abstracts the underlying OS as on any other platform. I only had two small glitches up to now.[Read More]