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In this section we compare Java as a language to support parallel and
scientific computing with other object-oriented programming languages like
C++ and C#, which is a new .NET platform language from Microsoft.
In this comparison we discuss issues like performance and
added functionality, such as multidimensional arrays, operator overloading,
and lightweight objects. We also compare the Microsoft intermediate language
with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).