Last updated on: 23/12/2013 by Rekha Yadav
Java Runtime Environment allows you to run many applications developed with Java on your machine. Almost every piece of electronic equipment in the world uses Java technologies. Java enables developers to create software on one platform and provide it to users running almost any other platform. The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) brings the Java platform to your PC within seconds from starting the installation process. the settings of the JRE can be managed and access more advanced functions such as Debugging, console Java, JRE Auto-Download or Security, for Browsers Default Java, JavaFX runtime, Java Plug-in. The thing that sits at the core of the Java Platform is the JVM. It acts as a sole that perform the execution or Java bytecode programs that uses a JIT compiler to translate these programs into instructions while caching the code in memory. And all this makes Java applications able to run on multiple platforms while having to warm up a bit until the loading process is completed. This way they make sure that you will be able to run their Java written programs. Two key deployment technologies are part of the JRE Java Plug-in which enables applets to run in popular browsers and Java Web Start which deploys standalone applications over a network.
The application is also available in 64-bit version. This language offers many advantages to developers including increased portability and security through the use of a virtual machine. We find this technology both in Mac PCs, as in mobile phones, smart cards and even in space programs.
Popularized with the development of Internet, Java technology is now essential if you want to enjoy your experience on the Internet and the multitude of free or paid programs that use it.