I need to do some research on why developers tend not to use Java for multimedia development. I've heard of some reasons, but I don't know where to research this information to write a paper. I need to criticize Java's multimedia capabilities for this paper. Any ideas on how I can research this. I need good articles or papers sources, not forum chit-chats please. I've spent days on search engines but I'm still clueless.
For example, I know of some differences between Macromedia tools vs Java multimedia packages. IDE is likely Java's weakness in this area. I searched in ACM and Google search engine, but don't know how to properly create a search query to eliminate loads of garbage info.
Also, can you pls name some popular development tools out there that are industry standard for multimedia development? The only one that comes to mind at the moment is Macromedia products. Any other products? Links to articles and papers would be extremely helpful.