Java vs. JavaScript

Java was introduced by Sun Microsystems in 1995. The programming language designed for use in the distributed environment of the Internet (TechTarget). Although it was designed to have the "look and feel" of the C++ language, it offers greater ease of use and enforces an object-oriented programming model. Programmers can use Java to create complete applications that may run on a single computer or be distributed among servers and clients in a network. Programmers can also use Java to build a small application module or applet for use as part of a Web page. Applets make it possible for a Web page user to interact with the page.

JavaScript is an interpreted programming or script language created by Netscape to integrate the functionality of Java with HTML (TechTarget). It is similar in capability to Microsoft's Visual Basic, Sun's Tcl, the UNIX-derived Perl, and IBM's Rexx. Script languages...
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