Java

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Java'

A programming language developed by Sun Microsystems to support widespread software distribution, in particular over the Web. It is a smaller and more secure version of the C++ programming language.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Java'

Because of strict controls over software distribution, the Java design protects against the delivery of incompatible software or viruses.

RELATED TERMS
  1. American Code For Information Interchange ...

    A type of code for data transmission. The ASCII translates all ...
  2. Silicon Valley

    A part of the San Francisco Bay Area that is known for the many ...
  3. Siliconaires

    Slang referring to young dotcom entrepreneurs in their 20s and ...
  4. Electronic Filing - E-File

    The process of submitting tax returns over the Internet, using ...
  5. Killer Application

    A software package that is novel and desirable enough to persuade ...
  6. Bubble

    1. An economic cycle characterized by rapid expansion followed ...
Related Articles
  1. How To Survive The Trading Game
    Active Trading

    How To Survive The Trading Game

  2. The Greatest Market Crashes
    Budgeting

    The Greatest Market Crashes

  3. A Carbon Capture And Storage Breakthrough
    Investing News

    A Carbon Capture And Storage Breakthrough

  4. Why Hewlett-Packard Continues To Reinvent ...
    Stock Analysis

    Why Hewlett-Packard Continues To Reinvent ...

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Correlation

    In the world of finance, a statistical measure of how two securities move in relation to each other. Correlations are used ...
  2. Letter Of Credit

    A letter from a bank guaranteeing that a buyer's payment to a seller will be received on time and for the correct amount. ...
  3. Due Diligence - DD

    1. An investigation or audit of a potential investment. Due diligence serves to confirm all material facts in regards to ...
  4. Certificate Of Deposit - CD

    A savings certificate entitling the bearer to receive interest. A CD bears a maturity date, a specified fixed interest rate ...
  5. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    A financial measure of a company's performance that gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory ...
  6. Accounts Payable - AP

    An accounting entry that represents an entity's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable ...
Trading Center