Wednesday, 13 January 2016

About java

Java is a simple and yet powerfull objecet oriented prograamming language and it is in many respects similar to c++.
Java is created by James Gosling from Sun Microsystems in 1991.
The first publicly  available version of Java was released in 1995.
Java is defined by a specification and consist of programming language ,a compiler ,core libraries and a runtime machine .
The Java platform is usually associated with the java virtual machine and the Java core libraries .

Java Runtime Environment vs .Java Development Kit .
A Java distribution typically comes in two flavors ,the java runtime Environment and java Develpoment kit .

Java has powerful features. The following are some of them:-

Since Java is an object oriented programming language it has following features:
Reusability of Code

Emphasis on data rather than procedure

Data is hidden and cannot be accessed by external functions

Objects can communicate with each other through functions

New data and functions can be easily added                       

  • Simple
  • Reusability of Code

  • Portable (Platform Independent)
  • Distributed
  • Robust
  • Secure
  • High Performance
  • Dynamic
  • Threaded
  • Interpreted

  • Java has evolved from a simple language providing interactive dynamic content for web pages to a predominant enterprise-enabled programming language suitable for developing significant and critical applications. Today, It is used for many types of applications including Web based applications, Financial applications, Gaming applications, embedded systems, Distributed enterprise applications, mobile applications, Image processors, desktop applications and many more. This site outlines the building blocks of java by stating few java examples along with some java tutorials.

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