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geetu hindu
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Joined: Apr 12, 2006
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java is compiler based or interpreter based? how does one come to know if a language use compiler or interpreter?
Maarten de Heus
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Joined: Jan 30, 2006
Posts: 9
Hello Geetu,

with the risk of a reply too simple, I'd say both; The java code is compiled into bytecode which is then interpreted by the virtual machine you run the program on.

greetz,
Maarten
 
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