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This Java tutorial teaches the core features of the Java language. As the Java language evolves, this tutorial is updated.

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Getting Started With Java Development in 2023 — An Opinionated Guide

27 years of age, and alive and kicking — The Java platform regularly comes out amongst the top contenders in rankings like the TIOBE index.In my opinion, rightly so. The language is very actively maintained and constantly improved;its underlying runtime, the Java Virtual Machine (JVM),is one of, if not the most, advanced runtime environments for managed programming languages.There is a massive eco-system of Java libraries which make it a great tool for a large number of use cases,ranging from command-line and desktop applications, over web apps and backend web services, to datastores and stream processing platforms.With upcoming features like support for vectorized computations (SIMD),light-weight virtual threads,improved integration with native code,value objects and user-defined primitives, and others,Java is becoming an excellent tool for solving a larger number of software development tasks than ever before.