Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) provides a complete applications environment for a wide range of computer systems. It also serves as the foundation for the Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) and Java Web Services. The J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE) provides all the software required to run Java applets and applications. The J2SE Development Kit (JDK) contains everything that is in the JRE, as well as tools for developing Java applets and applications.
Author: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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