Posted by Bill on April 20, 2016

What does the language do:

Java is a programming language that developers use to create applications on your computer. Chances are you've downloaded a program that required the Java runtime, so you already probably have it installed. It's also a web plug-in that allows you to run apps in your browser.

Products that use the language:

Companies that use them:

Sample Code:

public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("Hello, World!");

How much does a developer get paid:

On average $102,000 a year (via Indeed)

Difficulty Rating:

Resources to learn the language:

  1. Codecademy (Free)
  2. Learn Java Online (Free)
  3. Udemy (Free)
  4. Team Treehouse (Paid)