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Oracle-Google Trial: Former Sun Executives Square Off Over Java License
2012-04-27 04:24:33

Two former Sun Microsystems executives squared off in court on Thursday over whether Google needed a license when it used Sun's Java programming language to develop its Android software for mobile phones.

2012-03-22 23:01:47

Packt brings to you Microsoft Silverlight 5 and Windows Azure Enterprise Integration, a new book and e-book for developers which shows how to build and run Silverlight Enterprise Applications

2012-02-25 09:00:00

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Java 7 New Features Cookbook, a new book and eBook aimed at understanding all the new exciting features Java 7 has to offer with a very practical


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Java
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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