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Is JVM platform dependent?

 
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Hi frieds,
I came across a question in an interview. The question was "Is JVM platform dependent or platform independent?". Please help me to find a better answer for this question and explain it.
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K.Jeyaveerapandian
 
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The JVM is platform dependent - there is a different one for every platform, as it converts the bytecode (which is platform independant) to the platform's native machine code.
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