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Platform Indepedent

 
Utkarsh Chowdhary
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Why Java is said to be platform independent while C & C++ is not when Java Complier & JVM is different for every OS .?
 
Cindy Glass
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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.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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