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Why Java?

Java programming language mainly designed to develop internet applications by providing platform independency .C,C++ programming languages supports developing only stand-alone application ,it can only be executed in current system ,cannot be executed from remote system via network call.

Definition Of Java

Java is a very simple, high-level, secured , multithreaded , platform independent , Object-Oriented Programming language .It was developed by James Gosling in SUN Microsystems in 1990’s for developing Internet applications. Its first version is released in January 23 1996.

Java Features

To support Internet application development Java programing has below features .The Java Programming language can be characterized by all the following buzzwords

  • Simple
  • Secure
  • Robust
  • Portable
  • Distributed

Applications of Java

Java is widely used in every corner of world and of human life. Java is not only used in softwares but is also widely used in designing hardware controlling software components.There are more than 930 million JRE downloads each year and 3 billion mobile phones run java.

  • Developing Desktop Applications
  • Web Applications like Linkedin.com, Snapdeal.com etc
  • Mobile Operating System like Android
  • Embedded Systems
  • Robotics and games etc

Download JDK

For running Java programs in your system you will have to download and install JDK kit from here (current version is jdk 1.8).

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