I converted a bunch of programs from java to FreeBasic to understand the semantics, difficulties, work-a-rounds and detours required. I spoke with some business programmers and students in Computer Science.
The consensus: java was a viable language for developing programs.
Then I found this:
From the Register
16 Dec 2016 at 13:58, Gavin Clarke
Oracle finally targets Java non-payers ...
Thought Java was 'free'? Think again (and you owe us $$$ in 2017)
... Oracle is massively ramping up audits of Java customers
it claims are in breach of its licences – six years after it bought Sun Microsystems.
At the moment, I've decided not to continue with java; however, the conversions will continue.
Has anyone attempted to access java programs through FreeBasic?