Java Introduction

Java is a high level, object oriented and general purpose programming language.

It is developed by Sun Microsystems which was initiated by James Gosling.

First version of Java (Java 1.0) was released in 1995 which promised as Write Once, Run Anywhere.

Java runs on a variety of platforms such as Windows, Mac and UNIX.

The latest release of Java is “Java SE 8”.

Our Java tutorial has been prepared for Java beginners to help them in understanding the basic to advance functionalities of this language.

This tutorial is broken down into various sections where our each section contains a number of related topics with easy to understand explanations, notes, examples and other useful resources.

Java is the most widely used computer programming language.

According to Sun Microsystems, over 3 billion devices uses java. Some of the devices where Java is currently used are as follows:

  1. Desktop Applications like media player, antivirus etc
  2. Web Applications like etc
  3. Enterprise Applications
  4. Mobile
  5. Embedded System
  6. Robotics
  7. Smart Card
  8. Games