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J

Japanese yen

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Java

Java is an object-oriented, secure, platform-independent language created by Sun Microsystems. Currently, its most widespread use is in programming small applications, or applets, for the Web. Its platform-independence makes it very useful because readers access the Web from many different type of computers.



JavaScript

A simple, platform-independent scripting language, developed by Netscape and Sun Microsystems, only loosely related to Java, that adds basic online applications and functions to Webpages. While more limited than Java, it’s generally considered easier to write.



job titles

See [titles (of jobs)]
JPEG

Stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group and is pronounced “jaypeg.” JPEG is the standard compression format for photographs on the Web.



judgment, judgement

Judgment in American English, judgement (generally) in British English (judgment is reserved for legal works in British English).




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