Programming Language 2003 Readers’ Choice Award Winner: Java
Java technology is an object-oriented, platform-independent, multithreaded programming environment. It is the foundation for Web and networked services, allowing users to securely extend the enterprise through platform independence. Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) is a development and deployment solution for enterprise applications that can be deployed across multiple operating environments. It builds upon Java technology’s cross-platform support and security model and advances rich client application development, providing the foundation for standards-based, interoperable Web services.