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Compiled Java programs that can be transferred across a network and executed by the Java virtual machine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
|Java programs are compiled into bytecode, which is translated into machine language at runtime by the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). There are JVMs for almost every environment, enabling Java to run in most computers. See runtime engine.|
|No Bytecode - No Runtime Engine|
|In compiled languages such as C/C++, the machine language is executed in the computer. See C.|
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