• Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Difference b/w JVM and JRE

 
deepak carter
Ranch Hand
Posts: 165
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Whats the differnce between JVM and JRE and can we run a jva program with just a JRE.


Thanks in Advance.
 
Maneesh Godbole
Saloon Keeper
Posts: 10976
11
Android Eclipse IDE Google Web Toolkit Java Mac Ubuntu
 
abhay jain
Ranch Hand
Posts: 130
  • 0
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Technically, the term "JVM" specifies the Java Virtual Machine. I.e., the "JVM" is the definition of the abstract, stack-based computational engine used to execute Java bytecodes. The term "JRE" stands for the Java Runtime Environment (if you follow Sun's nomeclature) or, interchangeably, Java Runtime Engine. I.e., a JRE is a specific implementation of the the JVM, including the core libaries.

 
Rob Spoor
Sheriff
Pie
Posts: 20398
47
Chrome Eclipse IDE Java Windows
  • 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Please SearchFirst, as this question has come up many, many times before.
 
Seetharaman Venkatasamy
Ranch Hand
Posts: 5575
Eclipse IDE Java Windows XP
  • 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
As Rob said, Search First! also we have a FAQ Entry about this.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic