The Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) is the core Java technology platform. It provides software compilers, tools, runtimes, and APIs for writing, deploying, and running applets and applications in Java.
Java 2 Standard Edition provides the basic development environment for creating portable, secure, network-ready software applications. When declaring an interface, you may only use the public and abstract modifiers. That is, you cannot declare a static method in an interface.
(Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition) The standard edition of the essential Java 2 platform, which includes tools, runtime services, and APIs for developers who are writing, deploying, and running applets and applications in the Java programming language. See also Java 2 SDK.