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Java 2

Java 2

The second version of Java which added numerous enhancements, including the Swing GUI library, accessibility and 2D libraries, drag and drop capabilities, support for audio files and digital certificates as well as enhanced security tools. Java 2 also provided a JIT compiler and a CORBA ORB. The Java 2 nomenclature was later dropped; for example, the J2EE Enterprise Edition became Java EE. See Java EE, Java SE, Java ME and Swing.
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The Java Micro Edition EC, on which Wind River will serve a three-year term beginning December 12, 2000, oversees the Java technologies for the consumer/embedded market, with responsibility for the Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition technology specification.
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