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Hamid Mohamadi
Hamid Mohamadi

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Lesson 1 : Introduction

A programming language is a formal computer language designed to communicate instruction to a machine , particularly a computer . Programming languages can be used to create programs or algorithms to control the behavior of the machine .

Java :
Java is a programming language that is class-based and object-oriented . Java was originally developed by "James Goseling" in 1995 .
Java is used to develop mobiles app , web apps , desktop apps , games and much more .

Why Java ?
Java is popular :

  • In the top 3 (if not the most popular)
  • 3 billion devices run
  • Platform independency (write once , run anywhere )
  • wide usability
  • very well paying jobs

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