Java is a network-friendly programming language invented by Sun Microsystems.
Java is often used to build large, complex systems that involve several different computers interacting across networks, for example transaction processing systems.
Java is also used to create software with graphical user interfaces such as editors, audio players, web browsers, etc.
Java is also popular for creating programs that run in small electronic devicws, such as mobile telephones.
Using small Java programs (called “Applets“), Web pages can include functions such as animations,calculators, and other fancy tricks.« Back to Glossary Index