A text file containing shell commands (or another text language, like Ruby
A piece of software that runs in the background, usually on another
machine, that can serve multiple client connections. Can also refer to the
A variable with the same name as another variable in its scope is said to
shadow it. Chaos may ensue.
See command line .
Java language statements that you've typed into a file.
A variable or function that is not in any particular object.
A bunch of human-readable characters held in a variable.
A bunch of human-readable characters that has special meaning to the
Java compiler as part of your program's language.
A piece of code running in a thread, with a well-defined purpose.
A file that contains human-readable text characters.
One list of functions, executed in order by the computer. Threads can be
interrupted by other threads.
An arbitrary unit of time. A Minecraft server tick is about 1/20 of a second.
A named holder of data. Can be an immediate value, like 15, or can point
to an object, like a Player or a Cow .