Recently I’ve been taking notes on some tweets and job offers from different individuals and companies around the world and there are 2 common mistakes I see everywhere:
- WordPress is spelled exactly like this – with a capital ‘W’ and a capital ‘P’. Please don’t hire people for yourself if you are not aware of the correct platform name.
Let’s summarize it in a quick reference table for your future convenience.
|By James Gosling at Sun Microsystems (bought by Oracle)||By Brendan Eich, in-house Netscape product|
|virtual language, compiles to bytecode running on a JVM||prototype-based scripting language|
|static, type safe||dynamic, weekly typed|
|Suitable for server programming, desktop, web, mobile||Mostly web related (or web wrappers for other applications)|
|Server side language||Mostly client-side (running in browser) except for node.js alike implementations|
|File extensions: .java (source), .class (compiled)||Extension: .js|
|Used for enterprise projects, server management, transactions, high level development, highly secure; Android is Java-based||Used for web client interactions – tabs, sliders, lightbox and other effects, AJAX for server communication and node.js for server work|