whats java

  metamorph 15:27 12 Mar 2004

ive just noticed in the little box on the right of screen (where clock is) a little icon called java ive tryed to open it but i doesnt do any thing except open a window saying java platform 2 standard edition. what is it and wheres it come from what does it do and do i need it ?? i await advise

  okijuh 15:51 12 Mar 2004

Check it out click here. it helps you to use certain internet based applets, it's not harmfull, it's quite usefull.

  metamorph 15:52 12 Mar 2004

there is also a console window with commands like f=finalize objects on finalization que
g= garbage collect + about 10 more.
i tried garbage collect to see what it did it now says garbage collected free 1554K 60%
what does this mean where has the garbage come from and what now has 60% less???

  AndySD 15:53 12 Mar 2004

Technical click here

Simple click here

And yes its a good idea to have it.

  metamorph 16:07 12 Mar 2004

could this be any thing to do with the message i keep getting saying VDD is invalid close or ignore?

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