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Introduction

Introduction

The Java programming language was first introduced in 1995 by Sun Microsystems. Derived from languages such as C and C++, Java was designed to be moreintuitive and easier to use than older languages, specifically due to its simplistic object model and automated facilities such as memory management. At the time, Java drew the interest of developers because of its object-oriented, concurrent architecture; excellent security and scalability; and because applications developed in the Java language could be run on any operating system that contained a Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Since its inception, Java has been described as a language that allows developers to “write once, run everywhere” as code is compiled into class files that contain byte....


  

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