JAVA

What is Java?

It is owned by Oracle, and more than 3 billion devices run Java.

It is used for:

  • Mobile applications (specially Android apps)
  • Desktop applications
  • Web applications
  • Web servers and application servers
  • Games
  • Database connection
  • And much, much more!

Why Use Java?

  • Java works on different platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, Raspberry Pi, etc.)
  • It is one of the most popular programming languages in the world
  • It has a large demand in the current job market
  • It is easy to learn and simple to use
  • It is open-source and free
  • It is secure, fast and powerful
  • It has huge community support (tens of millions of developers)
  • Java is an object oriented language which gives a clear structure to programs and allows code to be reused, lowering development costs
  • As Java is close to C++ and C#, it makes it easy for programmers to switch to Java or vice versa

 

Java Install

  • Some PCs might have Java already installed.
  • To check if you have Java installed on a Windows PC, search in the start bar for Java or type the following in Command Prompt (cmd.exe):
  • If you do not have Java installed on your computer, you can download it for free at oracle.com.

Ref : www.w3schools.com/

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