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JAVA Developed at Sun Microsystems by James Gosling and Bill Joy. Designed as an object-oriented, machine-independent programming language. Java is both a compiled and an interpreted language. Source Code Java Runtime Byte Code UNIX PC Mac
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Salient Java Features Java source code is compiled into binary instructions (byte-code) for a virtual machine (universal format) whereas C/C++ source code is compiled into native binary code. Compiled Java byte-code (J-code) is executed by a Java run-time interpreter. Java is portable. The same Java application can run on any platform that provides a Java run-time environment. In general, interpreters are slow, but because Java interpreter runs compiled byte-code , Java is a fast interpreted language. Fundamental unit of Java code is the class.
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Class is an application component that holds both code and data. Java supports only single-inheritance class hierarchy. Java is a
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This note was uploaded on 07/29/2011 for the course CNT 6707 taught by Professor Ahuja during the Spring '11 term at UNF.

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