Introduction and Relevant Definitions
Java, in the context of software, means numerous computer software products and specifications. Taken together these provide a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross platform environment. Java is provided by Sun Microsystems. Computer Software, or simply software, refers to digital data which can be stored, processed and displayed by a computer. JavaEE application development is software designed to help the user perform a particular task.
Java finds application on a wise range of computing platforms. These range from super Ã¢Â€Â“ computers and enterprise servers on the high end to mobile cell phones and embedded devices on the low end. Java applets are used in desktop computers to obtain secure World Wide Web services. However it is not commonly used on desktops. Java is most widely used in web servers, mobiles and enterprise applications.