Java has significant advantages over other languages and environments.
Java is a high level programming language and computing platform developed by Sun Microsystems in 1995. Since then, the language has been regularly updated with Java SE 8.0 version being the latest version, released in March 2014.
Based on the advantages of Java, it gained wide popularity and multiple configurations have been built to suit various types of platforms including Java SE for Macintosh, Windows and UNIX, Java ME for Mobile Applications and Java EE for Enterprise Applications.
With the growing importance of web based and mobile based applications, Java today is the foundation for most networked applications and is considered to be useful for scripting, web-based content, enterprise software, games and mobile applications.
Applications of Java
Every enterprise uses Java in one way or other. As per Oracle, more than 3 billion devices run applications designed on the development platform. Java is used to design the following applications:
Advantages of Java