Java A simple, object-oriented, distributed, interpreted, robust, secure,
architecture-neutral, portable, multithreaded, dynamic, buzzword-compliant,
general-purpose programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in 1995(?).
Java supports programming for the Internet in the form of platform-independent
JavaBeans A component architecture for the Java programming language, developed initially
by Sun, but now available from several other vendors. JavaBeans components are
and currently runs in only three environments - as a server-side scripting
language, as an embedded language in server-parsed HTML, and as an embedded
language run in browsers.
JDK Java Development Kit - A free Sun Microsystems product which provides the
environment required for programming in Java. The JDK is available for a variety
of platforms including Linux
Job control Refers to the ability to selectively stop (suspend) the execution of processes
and continue (resume) their execution at a later point. A user typically employs
this facility via an interactive interface supplied jointly by the system's
terminal driver and bash.
Joliet A Microsoft extension to the ISO 9660 filesystem that allows Unicode characters
to be used in filenames. This is a benefit when handling internationalization.
Like the Rock Ridge extensions, Joliet also allows long filenames.
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group - The original name of the committee that
designed the standard image compression algorithm
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