Over 3 billion devices run the Java language, making it one of the most proliferate programming languages available. Java is also the prime programming language for applications running on Google’s Android OS, and is widely used for web-based applications with well-developed tools and frameworks.
Java was developed from the best features of previous programming languages like C, C++ and others. Through the use of Java Virtual Machines, the language has become platform independent. This allows Java programs to run on any major platform including Windows, Android, iOS, Mac OS, Solaris and Linux.