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Java: An object-oriented, interpreted programminglanguage developed by SunMicrosystems.

JDBC: Java DataBase Connect; a method of connectinga database to the Web.

Joe: Back-end development tool for Java --not an acronym (SUN)

JPEG: Joint Photographic Experts Group; Theinternational consortium of hardware, software, and publishing interestswho, under the auspices of the International Standards Organization, (ISO)has defined a universal standard for digital compression and decompressionof still images for use in computer systems (commonly called "JPEG" or"JPEG-Standard"). JEPG compresses at about a 20:1 ratio before visibleimage degradation occurs.

JTC: Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC),JTC-1 deals with information technology.a




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