What is Java technology and why do I need it?Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. It is the underlying technology that powers state-of-the-art programs including utilities, games, and business applications. Java runs on more than 850 million personal computers worldwide, and on billions of devices worldwide, including mobile and TV devices.
Why do I need Java?There are lots of applications and websites that won't work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
Is Java free to download?Yes, Java is free to download. Get the latest version at http://www.blogger.com/.
If you are building an embedded or consumer device and would like to include Java, please contact Oracle for more information on including Java in your device.