The programming language Java is compiled into an abstract machine code,
and hence may be run on any machine.
By writing a Java applet code may be
downloaded into a browser and
executed, to give a dynamic presence to a web page.
In particular this applet may form the client end in a client-server
By using Java as part of a web page construction strategy an
interactive element may be created to offer many new and exciting features.
The class is central to Java programming.
The following is
Chapter 5 on classes
from my book "Java an Object-Oriented Language"
Some example programs in
Slides I have used in teaching Java
The following are slides I have used to illustrate some of
the concepts of the programming language Java.
The slides are in
and are approximately 1.2Mb in size.
Recent books written by Mike Smith
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Created March 1998 last modified June 1999.
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