Java vs. C
Is Java easier or harder than C?.
Java Virtual Machine
The key to Java's portability and security is the Java Virtual Machine..
History of Java
Java was designed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s to solve the problem of connecting many household machines together. This project failed because no one wanted to use it..
Java is arguably the best overall programming languages, but there are problems with it..
Java is an excellent programming language..
GUI - Swing vs. AWT
The original graphical user interface (GUI) for Java was called the Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT)..
These notes were originally written using applets almost entirely..
Compiling a Java program
Turning a Java source program into an object program takes a couple of steps..
Applications - text example
A typical MS Windows application has an extension of .exe, but in Java it will usually end with a .class or .jar extension..