Now, if you only run java, the output will display the short version of help. Since it is quite long, we will show it in several parts. Here is the first section:
It shows three ways to run JVM:
- To execute a class, a .class file that contains bytecode
- To execute a jar file, a file with the extension .jar that contains .class files (may be even the whole application) in a ZIP format, which also includes a Java-specific manifest file
- To execute the main class in a module (a group of .class files and other resources that is better structured than a .jar file), typically an application, or a part of it
As you can see, ...