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Platform Indepedent

Utkarsh Chowdhary
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Joined: Feb 27, 2001
Posts: 6
Why Java is said to be platform independent while C & C++ is not when Java Complier & JVM is different for every OS .?
Cindy Glass
"The Hood"
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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Posts: 8521
That's the point, the JVM is handling the issues with the os, so I can write one set of code and it will work in ANY properly built JVM. It is my application code that is platform independant, not the JVM or JRE.


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