Abbreviations used in Java world

AFC – Application Foundation Classes
AJAX – Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
ANT – Another Neat Tool
AWT – Abstract Window Toolkit
CMP – Container Managed Persistence
CMT – Container Managed Transaction
EJB – Enterprise Java Beans
GWT – Google Web Toolkit
IDE – Integrated Development Environment
JAR – Java Archive
JAX – Java API for XML
JAX-R – Java API for XML Registries
JAX-RPC – Java API for XML-based Remote Procedure Calls
JAX-WS – Java API for XML-based Web Services
JAXB – Java API for XML Binding
JAXM – Java API for XML Messaging
JAXP – Java API for XML Processing
JCA – Java Cryptography Architecture
JDBC – Java Database Connectivity
JIM – JAR Installation Manager
JKS – Java Key Store
JME – Java Micro Edition
JMI – Java Metadata Interface
JMS – Java Messaging Service
JNDI – Java Naming and Directory Interface
JNI – Java Native Interface
JPA – Java Persistence API
JRE – Java Runtime Environment
JSF – Java Server Faces
JSON – JavaScript Object Notation
JSP – Java Server Pages
JTA – Java Transaction API
JTS – Java Transaction Service
JVM – Java Virtual Machine
JWS – Java Web Start
MIDP – Mobile Information Device Profile
POJO – Plain Old Java Object
RMI – Remote Method Invocation
SAAJ – SOAP with Attachments API for Java
TLD – Tag Library Descriptors
WAR – Web Application aRchive
WSDK – Websphere Software Development Kit

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