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Possibly from Sanskrit यव-द्वीप (yava-dvīpa, “island of barley”). Used in reference to coffee grown on Java and nearby islands since at least 1850.
- An island of Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago.
- (computing) An object-oriented, garbage-collected computer programming language.
- In the input tag I include the onBlur="myfunction()" which checks if the field is filled (displays an alert if necessary and resets the focus). If I leave the first field I get an java alert which says that field two should have a value and then a java alert which says that field one should have a value and then a java... get the picture ?
- 1997 January 7, "Kenneth Roddy" (username), Java Alert Messages When Netscape Home Page Loads, in comp.infosystems.www.browsers.ms-windows, Usenet
- I created an alert window using java script, but I found the fonts too small. Is there a way of controling font size and style when java alert window opens.
- 2003 April 8, "mpaulopes" (username), Passing values to a Java popup windows, in macromedia.coldfusion.cfml_general_discussion, Usenet
- Java cat (the musang)
- Java sparrow (a species of finch, Padda oryzivora, native to Java, but commonly kept as a cage bird)
island of Indonesia
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Java (plural Javas)
- A chicken of the Java breed which was developed in the United States.
- IPA: /ʒa.va/
- Java (island)
- Java (programming language)
- Java (an island of Indonesia)