Java

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See also: java and javā

English[edit]

Wikipedia Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

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.

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Java

  1. An island of Indonesia in the Malay Archipelago.
  2. (computing) An object-oriented, garbage-collected computer programming language.
  3. (computing, proscribed) JavaScript, when no distinction is made between it and Java.
    • 1996 October 6, "Timothy Litwiller" (username), HOW TO MAKE A JAVA ALERT POP UP ON LOAD, in comp.lang.javascript, Usenet
    • 1996 December 10, "Cédric Bouckaert" (username), onBlur event handler with input fields, in comp.lang.javascript, Usenet
      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
    • 1997 February 18, "AG" (username), alert...is there a way of controling font size and style when java alert window opens, in comp.lang.javascript, 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

Usage notes[edit]

  • While referring to JavaScript as Java is technically incorrect, this usage occurs often enough to merit verifying which is meant in cases where it's not clear.

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Noun[edit]

Java (plural Javas)

a female Java
  1. A chicken of the Java breed which was developed in the United States.

French[edit]

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Java m

  1. Java (Island)
    L'île de Java. - Java island.
  2. Java (programming language)

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German[edit]

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Java n (genitive Javas)

  1. Java (island)

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Java ? (genitive Javas)

  1. Java (programming language)

Portuguese[edit]

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Java f

  1. Java (island of Indonesia)

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Java m

  1. (computing) Java (programming language)

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia sv

Proper noun[edit]

Java n

  1. Java (an island of Indonesia)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈja.va], [ˈd͡ʐa.va]

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Java f

  1. Java (programming language)

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