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Why Java is suitable for internet? - Answers
Java is simply a programming language. It can be used for the Internet, but there are also other programming languages for the Internet. In the case of Java, source code is compiled to Java byte code suitable for interpretation by the Java virtual machine which produces the machine code.
Thinking of x++ as x = x + 1 is misguided, lazy thinking, and I shouldn't be surprised that it led me astray. Moreover, I was thinking of the first line all wrong, as Of course, for the outer [ ] to be an array being accessed, it'd need to be like x[] where x is the thing being accessed, not just [] by itself.