Vol 127 Issue 4 2008-09-22 Article 20638 from section "Java Technology"

Part 1: Creating Your First Application

According to the latest statistics provided at the JavaOne 2008
conference, there are over 6 billion Java-enabled devices deployed
worldwide. These devices can range from large-scale enterprise class
servers down to a tiny smart card that fits in your wallet. Java
technology is embedded into billions of phones, as well as countless
other devices including the traditional desktop computer. Java
technology is a critical part of the new high-definition video
standard, the Blu-ray Disc standard. In this two-part series, we're
going to cover several aspects of using the Java language to create
applications for your Blu-ray disc player, which includes the very
popular PlayStation 3 gaming console. Some various Java Platforms
that exist today are:

- Standard Edition: JAVA SE

- Enterprise Edition: JAVA EE

- Micro Edition: JAVA ME, CLDC/CDC1.X

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