Lecture 1 - Java Features

Lecture 1 - Java Features - Java Features Language...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Java Features Language Paradigms Languages like Pascal, FORTRAN and C are structured languages. - They support the modular design of software with subprograms (procedures and functions) - Large systems are created using structured analysis and design methods. Languages like Java and Smalltalk are object-oriented languages. - Programs are viewed as objects passing messages to each other - Objects are instances of classes - Large systems are created using object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD) methods. Java History 1991: Oak Project at Sun Microsystems - Goal was a portable language for consumer electronic devices - Wanted to avoid rewriting assembly language programs for each device - Uses the idea of a virtual machine (interpreter) and byte code (machine language for the VM(virtual machine) ) - Lead by James Gosling 1993: World Wide Web created - Mosaic, the first web browser released - Allows text and graphics to be distributed over the internet - Uses the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) 1994: Oak adapted to work over the web
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course CPSC 233 taught by Professor Li during the Fall '09 term at University of Calgary.

Page1 / 2

Lecture 1 - Java Features - Java Features Language...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online