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difference between software portability and platform independence
Joined: May 06, 2010
May 06, 2010 11:44:46
I am new to this forum. When we say-
is platform independent and portable. But are there any specific differences in them- concept or say implementation wise.
Joined: Sep 14, 2009
May 06, 2010 15:56:25
Do you know what a platform is?
That's the key here.
I'm sure you know what portable means.
I would bet that I've seen this question before.... if you're stuck, do a search then post back here what you find
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
May 07, 2010 02:01:00
The JDK and JRE downloads are different for different operating systems, eg Windows, Linux. And there may be different versions for different chips, but most people nowadays use an i386, which works on Pentium, most AMDs (I think, not sure), etc.
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