Java Run-Time Environment


(JRE) The part of the Java Development Kit required to run Java programs. The JRE consists of the Java Virtual Machine, the Java platform core classes and supporting files. It does not include the compiler, debugger or other tools present in the JDK. The JRE is the smallest set of executables and files that constitute the standard Java platform.

Last updated: 1998-11-30

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Java Remote Method ProtocolJava Run-Time EnvironmentJavaScript

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