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Java

A programming language. It is especially useful because it allows for software distribution to a wide audience. It was developed by Sun Microsystems.
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But 18 months ago he started Jini - now one of the most successful UK- based search engines.
Jini automates setup by providing an infrastructure that enables "services" (e.
Jini aims to link up everything to one network, bypassing the personal computer.
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Sun has also been working developing Jini networks for the army that enable "nomadic" computing devices such as handheld computers to log into the network and printers and other peripherals to be used from such machines, even if they do not contain the appropriate drivers.
Because it is designed for the network, Jini challenges the presuppositions that have shaped conventional thinking about computers and how software is written for them.
Jini, which has already garnered much media attention, is software that Sun hopes will make computers and all kinds of devices much easier to use.
Taking the free-standing Java and Jini groups locking them up into the software products and platform group together with its Unix operating system and consumer and embedded groups is a clear indication of Sun's intent to pursue them as software brands like Solaris.
Sun last week launched into an unsuspecting world the fantastically-named JINI with equally fantastic claims about the future of networking.