Why Install Java ?

Since the programs you get from this website are written in Java, you will need to install Java first before you can run them. It's free.

The Java programming language is a high-level language that can be characterized by all of the following buzzwords:

  • Simple
  • Architecture neutral
  • Object oriented
  • Portable
  • Distributed
  • High performance
  • Multithreaded
  • Robust
  • Dynamic
  • Secure
  • Each of the preceding buzzwords is explained in The Java Language Environment , a white paper written by James Gosling and Henry McGilton.

    Java programs can run on many different operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Unix, Linux, or Mac OS.

    For a detailed explanation of the above advantages of Java, please read Why Java Is Hot.

    Click here to find how to install Java.

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