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How can we say Java is portable??

 
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How can we say Java is portable??
can any one explain briefly

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It means that -once you have compiled the Java source into class files- you can transfer those class files to a different machine, possibly running on a different operating system. As long as a JRE of the same (or a newer) version is installed, the code will run without recompilation.
 
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This page explains what "portable" means.
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