As we are going to start learning Java, which is a programming language. So, let us have a brief look at programming language first.
What is language?
A way of communication is known as language. e.g. Hindi, English etc.
What is a Program?
A set of instructions which is used to perform a specific task.
What is a Programming Language?
An artificial language used to write programs which can be translated into machine language and executed by computer with the help of some special software.
What is a Platform?
Dictionary meaning: A raised level surface on which things can stand.
In programming: Hardware or software on which a program can execute/run.
e.g. – c, c++, Java etc.
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|Programming language overview.|
|Overview of Java.|
|JVM (java virtual machine) architecture details.|
|Difference between JVM, JRE and JDK.|
|Java Coding Guidelines.|