You have selected Java as the programming language for your online ordering application because of its ability to run on multiple platforms and the fact that it is object-oriented and has robust class libraries. Research at least 2 sources (which may include your textbook) to support your response. Discuss the following:
- In the history of programming languages, what motivated the development of Java?
- What are the benefits of using Java as a programming language?
- Discuss how the use of an integrated development environment (IDE) such as Eclipse enhances programmer productivity.
- Are there some disadvantages to using an IDE for software development?
Write 2 more paragraphs that are an introduction and conclusion to this topic. Be sure to include your references and to format your submission in APA format.