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Why do schools (or most schools) teach Java as the intro language? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do we study Java at university? This is a question I've wondered a lot as a young developer that just graduated from college. Why do schools teach Java in-depth vs ...
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Would a computer engineering degree involve complex event processing? [closed]

I've recently discovered the awesomeness of Complex event processing. Just reading the wikipedia page gave me chills on how this technology could be used and evolved into something very powerful. I'm ...
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Algorithms that support parallelism? [closed]

Incoming 10th grader here. I recently posted about a science fair project idea and someone suggested that I do "The Effect of Parallelism on selected computational tasks." I'm having difficulty ...
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How long should someone take classes in a language they don't plan to work professionally in? [closed]

I was late in my signing up for classes at the start of last term, so I signed up for the only programming class I could find C++. After doing well in that class I was allowed into intermediate C#, ...
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Holding a presentation about what you've done [closed]

I have to give a presentation next week to my supervisor and my teacher about the activities I have performed during my internship. I've never been good at presentations and become nervous really ...