# Category:Java

**Java**

This

**programming language**may be used to instruct a computer to perform a task.

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Execution method: | Compiled (bytecode) |
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Garbage collected: | Yes |

Parameter passing methods: | By value |

Type safety: | Safe |

Type strength: | Strong |

Type compatibility: | Nominative |

Type expression: | Explicit |

Type checking: | Static |

Lang tag(s): | java, java5 |

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The **Java** programming language, developed by Sun Microsystems, is a language aimed at allowing "high-performance", virtual application development.

Java source files (.java files) are typically compiled to an intermediate bytecode (all platform) executable (.class files) and executed by a Java Virtual Machine. Most modern JVMs further compile the bytecode into your processor's native machine code during execution. This native code translation is mostly done via a JIT compiler that is built in the JVM. Some Java compilers (such as GCJ) can compile Java code to native machine code ahead-of-time rather than just-in-time.

The primary benefits of Java are:

- Cross-platform (Write Once, Run Anywhere (if all of the libraries are ported))
- Comprehensive class library (which is thoroughly documented)
- Automatic memory management
- Large user community
- Well supported by the open source community and commercial industry (Sun, IBM, Oracle, HP, BEA, Apple Inc, etc.)

Java is used in a variety of environments including desktop applications, embedded device (PDA and wireless phone) applications, server-side web page serving applications (as JSP), and applets embedded in web pages.

There are a variety of arguments regarding Java's performance compared to other popular languages like C++. Some come to the conclusion that the programmer's choices make a bigger difference on performance in each language. Most show that each language is better than the other at specific types of operations (e.g. Java for memory allocation, C++ for numerical operations). An extensive summary of comparisons between Java and C++ can be found on Wikipedia.

According to some sources, Java is currently one of the most popular programming languages in the world.

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## Subcategories

This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.

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- Java Implementations (4 P)
- Java User (341 P)

## Pages in category "Java"

The following 200 pages are in this category, out of 1,335 total.

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- A* search algorithm
- A+B
- Abbreviations, automatic
- Abbreviations, easy
- Abbreviations, simple
- ABC problem
- ABC words
- Abelian sandpile model
- Abelian sandpile model/Identity
- Abstract type
- Abundant odd numbers
- Abundant, deficient and perfect number classifications
- Accumulator factory
- Achilles numbers
- Ackermann function
- Active Directory/Connect
- Active Directory/Search for a user
- Active object
- Add a variable to a class instance at runtime
- Addition chains
- Additive primes
- Address of a variable
- ADFGVX cipher
- Air mass
- AKS test for primes
- Algebraic data types
- Align columns
- Aliquot sequence classifications
- Almkvist-Giullera formula for pi
- Almost prime
- Alternade words
- Amb
- Amicable pairs
- Anadromes
- Anagrams
- Anagrams/Deranged anagrams
- Angle difference between two bearings
- Angles (geometric), normalization and conversion
- Animate a pendulum
- Animation
- Anonymous recursion
- Anti-primes
- Append a record to the end of a text file
- Apply a callback to an array
- Apply a digital filter (direct form II transposed)
- Approximate equality
- Arbitrary-precision integers (included)
- Archimedean spiral
- Arithmetic coding/As a generalized change of radix
- Arithmetic derivative
- Arithmetic evaluation
- Arithmetic numbers
- Arithmetic-geometric mean
- Arithmetic-geometric mean/Calculate Pi
- Arithmetic/Complex
- Arithmetic/Integer
- Arithmetic/Rational
- Array concatenation
- Array length
- Arrays
- Ascending primes
- ASCII art diagram converter
- Aspect oriented programming
- Assertions
- Assertions in design by contract
- Associative array/Creation
- Associative array/Iteration
- Associative array/Merging
- Atomic updates
- Attractive numbers
- Audio alarm
- Average loop length
- Averages/Arithmetic mean
- Averages/Mean angle
- Averages/Mean time of day
- Averages/Median
- Averages/Mode
- Averages/Pythagorean means
- Averages/Root mean square
- Averages/Simple moving average
- AVL tree

### B

- Babbage problem
- Babylonian spiral
- Bacon cipher
- Balanced brackets
- Balanced ternary
- Barnsley fern
- Base58Check encoding
- Base64 decode data
- Base64 encode data
- Bell numbers
- Benford's law
- Bernoulli numbers
- Bernstein basis polynomials
- Best shuffle
- Bifid cipher
- Bilinear interpolation
- Bin given limits
- Binary digits
- Binary search
- Binary strings
- Bioinformatics/base count
- Bioinformatics/Global alignment
- Bioinformatics/Sequence mutation
- Biorhythms
- Birthday problem
- Bitcoin/address validation
- Bitmap
- Bitmap/Bresenham's line algorithm
- Bitmap/Bézier curves/Cubic
- Bitmap/Bézier curves/Quadratic
- Bitmap/Flood fill
- Bitmap/Histogram
- Bitmap/Midpoint circle algorithm
- Bitmap/Read a PPM file
- Bitmap/Write a PPM file
- Bitwise operations
- Blum integer
- Boids
- Boolean values
- Boustrophedon transform
- Box the compass
- Boyer-Moore string search
- Brace expansion
- Brazilian numbers
- Break OO privacy
- Brilliant numbers
- Brownian tree
- Bulls and cows
- Bulls and cows/Player
- Burrows–Wheeler transform
- Bézier curves/Intersections

### C

- Caesar cipher
- Calculating the value of e
- Calendar
- Calkin-Wilf sequence
- Call a foreign-language function
- Call a function
- Call a function in a shared library
- Call an object method
- CalmoSoft primes
- Camel case and snake case
- Canny edge detector
- Canonicalize CIDR
- Cantor set
- Card shuffles
- Carmichael 3 strong pseudoprimes
- Cartesian product of two or more lists
- Case-sensitivity of identifiers
- Casting out nines
- Catalan numbers
- Catalan numbers/Pascal's triangle
- Catamorphism
- Changeable words
- Chaocipher
- Chaos game
- Character codes
- Chat server
- Chebyshev coefficients
- Check if a polygon overlaps with a rectangle
- Check if two polygons overlap
- Check Machin-like formulas
- Check that file exists
- Checkpoint synchronization
- Chemical calculator
- Chernick's Carmichael numbers
- Cheryl's birthday
- Chinese remainder theorem
- Chinese zodiac
- Cholesky decomposition
- Chowla numbers
- Church numerals
- Cipolla's algorithm
- Circles of given radius through two points
- Circular primes
- Cistercian numerals
- Classes
- Closest-pair problem
- Closures/Value capture
- Code segment unload
- Collections
- Color of a screen pixel
- Color quantization
- Color wheel
- Colorful numbers
- Colour bars/Display
- Colour pinstripe/Display
- Combinations

- Execution method/Compiled/Bytecode
- Garbage collection/Yes
- Parameter passing/By value
- Typing/Safe
- Typing/Strong
- Typing/Compatibility/Nominative
- Typing/Expression/Explicit
- Typing/Checking/Static
- Programming Languages
- Programming paradigm/Object-oriented
- Programming paradigm/Imperative
- Programming paradigm/Generic
- Programming paradigm/Reflective