Java vs. C++

excerpted from "Java Software Solutions" by Lewis & Loftus
Appendix I, pp. 609-614

Java versus C++: Special characteristics
Java C++
Specifically attuned to network and Web processing. No relationship to networks or the Web.
Automatic garbage collection. No automatic garbage collection.
Combination of compiled and interpreted. Compiled.
Slower execution when interpreted. Fast execution.
Architecture neutral. Architecture specific.
Supports multithreading. No multithreading.
Automatic generation of documentation in HTML
format.
No automatic documentation generation.