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Introduction to Java

imageince its release in 1996, Java has been a popular language among developers worldwide. As of this writing, official sources (namely Oracle) claim that there are about 9 million active Java developers worldwide. Java has been widely accepted as the language of choice for developing almost every kind of application, ranging from small web-based Java applets to large distributed enterprise applications. You will also find Java being used in small-embedded devices as well as very large mission-critical applications. You ...

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