JVM (Java Virtual Machine) is an abstract machine or can say it is a software implementation of a Physical Machine. It is a specification that provides runtime environment in which java bytecode can be executed. JVMs are available for many hardware and software platforms (i.e. JVM is platform dependent). What is JVM It is: A specification: Where working of Java Virtual Machine is specified. But implementation provider is independent to choose the algorithm. Its implementation has been provided by Oracle and other companies. An implementation: Its implementation is known as JRE (Java Runtime Environment). Runtime Instance: Whenever you write java command on the command prompt to run the java class, an instance of JVM is created. What it does The JVM performs following operation: Loads code Verifies code Executes code Provides runtime environment JVM provides definitions for the: Memory area Class file format Register set Garbage-collected heap Fatal error reporting… Read more“JVM (Java) and it’s Memory Management”
Java is the choice of many software developers for writing applications. It is a popular platform that provides API and runtime environment for scripting and running enterprise software, including network applications and web-services. Oracle claims that Java is running in 97% of enterprise computers. Each Java programmer must know about these new features. Types of Applications that Run on Java are below, Desktop GUI Applications Mobile Applications Embedded Systems Web Applications Web Servers and Application Servers Enterprise Applications Scientific Applications Below is the consolidated list of important new features added in various java releases.