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    What language was the original Java compiler written in?

    Hi friends,

    What language was the original Java compiler written in? Is Java like C and C++ in this respect?

    thanks

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    I would assume that the compiler is written in Assembly. Eventhough, the people who started Java were the smartest, at that time, on C and C++.

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