Introduction to Java
This section introduces you the Java programming
language. These days Java programming language is being used for programming
web applications. It is also widely used for mobile and electronic items.
- What is Java?
Java is a high-level object-oriented programming language developed by the
Sun Microsystems. Though it is associated with the World Wide Web but it is
older than the origin of Web.
- Java as an Internet Language
Java is an object oriented language and a very simple
language. Because it has no space for complexities. At the initial stages of
its development it was called as OAK. OAK was designed for handling set up
boxes and devices.
as general purpose language
Java is an Object oriented application programming language developed by Sun
What is case sensitivity: Case sensitivity is
the mechanism in which words can be differ in meaning based on different use
of uppercase and lowercase letters.
- Java is Simple and platform Independent
The concept of Write-once-run-anywhere (known as the
Platform independent) is one of the important key feature of java language
that makes java as the most powerful language.
Java language is the most powerful language and is widely used in
the web application. Today most of the web browser are java compatible.
To commence with Java programming, we must
know the significance of Java Compiler.
We can run Java on most platforms provided a
platform must has a Java interpreter.
Java debugger helps in finding and the fixing
of bugs in Java language programs.
Header File Generator
In Java programming we need to implement some
native methods. To implement these methods Javah generates C header
and source files that are used by C programs to reference an Object's
instance variables from native source code.
This tool is used to generate API
documentation into HTML format from Java source code.
Applet viewer is a command line program
to run Java applets.