Java Won the IT Boxing Match on Web Technologies (ASP.NET vs. Java vs. PHP vs. Ruby)
The Java team won the second IT Boxing match on Web technologies on 6 March 2008 in Sofia.
The battle was merciless: 24 contestants in 4 teams (.NET, Java, PHP and Ruby) fighted for proving their technology better in 9 technical talks with live demonstrations. The teams presented ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, ASP.NET MVC, Echo2, Google Web Toolkit, JavaServer Facaes and other Java EE technologies, PHP, Symfony framework and Ruby on Rails along with lots of demonstrations and discussion.
Finally the visitors voted and the results states:
Java Team – 75 votes
.NET Team – 49 votes
Ruby Team – 13 votes
PHP Team – 11 votes
The winner is the Java team!