- Java is a general-purpose programming language that is class-based, object-oriented, and designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
- Java promised, “Write Once, Run Anywhere” (WORA).
- Java is an object-oriented programming language.
- Java programming language was originally developed by Sun Microsystems which was initiated by James Gosling and released in 1995 as a core component of Sun Microsystems’ Java platform (Java 1.0 [J2SE]).
- Java is a Standalone language and contained within a web page and integrates with its HTML content.
- Java programs require more memory.
- Java is strongly typed and requires all variables to have a declared type.
- Java objects are class-based.
- Java applications are run in a virtual machine or web browser.
- Java code is compiled then run.
- Java program has file extension “.Java” and translates source code into bytecodes which is executed by JVM(Java Virtual Machine).
- Java has a thread based approach to concurrency
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