Technologies

Learn About Java Technology To date, the Java platform has attracted more than 9 million software developers. It's used in every major industry segment and has a presence in a wide range of devices, computers, and networks.
Java technology's versatility, efficiency, platform portability, and security make it the ideal technology for network computing. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

1.1 billion desktops run Java
930 million Java Runtime Environment downloads each year
3 billion mobile phones run Java
31 times more Java phones ship every year than Apple and Android combined
100% of all Blu-ray players run Java
1.4 billion Java Cards are manufactured each year
Java powers set-top boxes, printers, Web cams, games, car navigation systems, lottery terminals, medical devices, parking payment stations, and more.
To see places of Java in Action in your daily life, explore java.com.

Why Software Developers Choose Java


Java has been tested, refined, extended, and proven by a dedicated community. More than 9 million Java developers makes it the largest and most active
development community on the planet. With its versatilty, efficiency, and portability, Java has become invaluable to developers by enabling them to:
Write software on one platform and run it on virtually any other platform
Create programs that can run within a web browser and access available web services
Develop server-side applications for online forums, stores, polls, HTML forms processing, and more
Combine applications or services using the Java language to create highly customized applications or services
Write powerful and efficient applications for mobile phones, remote processors, low-cost consumer products, and practically any other device with a digital
heartbeat
Some Ways Software Developers Learn Java Many colleges and universities offer courses in programming for the Java platform. In addition, developers can also enhance their Java programming skills by reading Oracle's Java developer web site, subscribing to Java technology-focused newsletters, using the Java Tutorial and the New to Java Programming Center, and signing up for Web, virtual, or instructor-led courses.