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What is byte code in the context of Java?

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K. Myers

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Answered Jan 28, 2021

Bytecode can be described as a compilation of program code into low-level code from source code that is designed for a software interpreter. The execution of bytecode can be carried out by a virtual machine, such as a JVM, or rather, being compiled into machine code, and which the processor recognized.

The different syntax is made use of by different types of bytecode, which can definitely be executed after being read by a virtual machine. A famous example is the Java bytecode, which can be run by a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) after being compiled from java source code.

As a matter of fact, you can write bytecode directly if you are a programmer, but you will agree with me that it is more difficult compared to writing code in such a high-level language like java. Therefore, it is recommended to make use of a compiler like “javac” to generate bytecode files from source code.

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Anika Nicole

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Answered Jan 22, 2021

Bytecode is a program code that is executed by Java virtual machine. It is a program code that has been compiled from source code into low-level code designed for a software interpreter. Examples of java byte code are new (create a new object), aload_0 (load reference), istore (store integer value), swap (swap two values), areturn (return value from a function), and so on.

Javac is sometimes used to compile source code. Byte code is sometimes confused with the assembly language because they posse similar features. Byte code is also a type of language that is easily understood by Java virtual language.

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Leo Samuels

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Answered Jan 22, 2021

Java byte code is a type of java code language that is generated by a java compiler. It is a program code that is compiled from source code into low-level code. It is a type of language that is well understood by Java Virtual Machines. The byte code, which is generated by the compiler and product output, is executed by the java virtual machine.

The Java virtual machine is the virtual machine that runs on the actual machine. One important function of the bytecode is that it helps java achieve both portability and security. There are different types of bytecode that uses different types of syntax. The bytecode is similar to assembly language.

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C. OWENS

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Answered Jan 22, 2021

The correct answer to this question is The type of code generated by a Java compiler. JVM, which stands for Java Virtual Machines, are able to understand these byte codes. Once the Java programs turn into bytecodes, they will be able to easily transfer amongst the different networks.

These bytecodes are known for their ability to easily transfer and their usage in Java Virtual Machines. because of this, it is known that byte codes are dependent on these machines to be able to generate. Byte codes are also known as instructions that are designed for the purpose of software interpreters using them to interpret them.

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Answered Jan 21, 2021

The correct answer to this question is The type of code generated by a Java compiler. The machine that understands this byte code is the Java Virtual Machine. The program by Java only has to be converted to a byte code one time.

This is very different from complied languages, which need to be compiled each time for a different computer. Once the byte code is converted, it can be run on any platform that has the Java Virtual Machine. All Java programmers may not know byte codes, but it is something that can be very useful if they do device to learn about it. These bytecodes normally have an extension that goes by .class.

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S. Leo

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Answered Jan 20, 2021

Bytecode is defined as a program code. It is put together by source codes, and they transform into lower-level codes. These codes are designed for the software to be able to interpret them. A virtual machine, like JVM, would execute the code. Further than that, the code could be put together in a machine code. The processor would recognize this code.

There are a number of different bytecodes that the machine can read and execute. Java bytecode is the most popular one. This code is put together by the Java Source Code. From there, it can be run on JVM, which stands for Java Virtual Machine. Many Java Bytecodes are available. One is new, which is to create a new object. Another is istore, which is used to store integer values. There is also a return, which is used to return a value from a function

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Isabel Mathew

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Answered Jan 19, 2021

Java bytecode results from a Java program's culmination, a transitional representation of that program that is machine independent. The Java virtual machine administers the Java bytecode instead of the processor.

JVM makes the required resource calls to the processor to run the bytecode. Java bytecode can be operated on any platform which has a Java installation in it. Java computer generates bytecode. The byte code can operate on any program or machine regardless of the system's structure.

The byte code can be employed for internet applications in which security is a key issue. Byte code is described as device-independent and allows loading classes vigorously. This feature of byte code permits the web applications to run on various browsers on different infrastructure.

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J. Alva

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Answered Jan 19, 2021

Bytecode is known to be the format that is available for different Java programs. There are different Java programs that can be converted into Bytecode which means that it can already be transferred from one network to another. At the same time, this will be properly executed by the Java Virtual Machine.

Some say that the Java Bytecode is also the type of instruction set that is needed so that the Java Virtual Machine will work. It will be similar to an assembler so that certain tasks will be done by the JVM. The file that will be transformed into Java Bytecode will be in the form of a .class file.

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R. Barnes

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Answered Jan 14, 2021

Java Byte Code is also known as a type of language that is used to compile java code. This is something that the Java Virtual Machines will be able to understand. The good thing about this is that once Java programs have already been transformed into Bytecodes, you will be able to transfer this to different networks easily.

You know that this can be transferred into different networks and you will use a Java Virtual Machine to execute what you have created. Some people would be referring to Bytecode as an instruction set designed to be interpreted by a software interpreter. Take note that Byte Code is going to be machine-dependent.

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Aichaturvedi

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Answered Sep 20, 2018

The type of code generated by a Java compiler
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