Java is an object-oriented programming language for building dynamic, interactive web applications across platforms. Its “write once, run anywhere” feature, enabled by the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), allows applications to operate on various devices and operating systems. This cross-platform compatibility broadens the potential user base, as a Java-based application can run smoothly on devices ranging from a Windows PC to an Android smartphone.

Java’s functionality extends to creating applets — small applications embedded within web pages — that add interactivity, such as forms, animations, and real-time content updates. Its reliability, scalability, and flexibility make it a go-to choice for enterprise solutions and applications, including customer relationship management (CRM) systems, ecommerce platforms, and financial software.

In Webflow, you can use Java for front-end web development. Explore our blog to learn more about the differences between Java and JavaScript and tips on using custom code in Webflow to create interactive websites.

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