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Sathya Shanmugam
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hi all, I am totally new to Java

I don't understand bytecode,native code , intrepretor and JIT compiler
Could someone explain to me in detail, Thanks in advance
fred rosenberger
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i'm not an expert, but i'll give it a shot...

java is a language YOU can read and understand.

bytecode is a language the Java Virtual Machine (jvm) can understand.

native code is a language that your MACHINE can understand.


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Sathya Shanmugam
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great,thanks
Rodrigo Tomita
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Sathya,

I think there's another post from today about the subject with links that might interest you:

What happens after code is compiled ?
http://www.coderanch.com/t/410426/java/java/happens-after-code-compiled

Hope it helps.

Rodrigo
Mandar Khire
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Try these links
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Bytecode
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Java Bytecode


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Campbell Ritchie
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Please don't resurrect these old posts.

I am closing this thread.
 
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