History of java - Team, Initial target, first big success, now a days, 4 platforms, creator, principles, releases of java


Contents of page :
  • Team which created java>
  • Initial target of java>
  • First big success for java >
  • Java these a days >
  • There are 4 Java Programming Language Platforms >
  1. Java SE/ J2SE - Java Standard Edition
  2. Java EE/ J2EE - Java Enterprise Edition
  3. Java ME/ J2ME - Java Micro Edition
  4. JavaFX
  • About James Gosling (creator of Java programming language) >
  • Oracle Corporation acquired Sun Microsystems >
  • Principles of java  >
  • Release of major Java versions >

Team which created java>
A team (name Green team) led by James Gosling created Java programming language in 1991.

Initial target of java>
At that time java was targeted to be used for  digital cable television industry.

First big success for java >
First big success for java programming language came when Netscape Navigator Internet browser in 1995 announced to incorporate Java.

Java these days >
Java is most widely used programming language. Java is used everywhere in desktop applications, internet, mobile, games, navigation systems to e-business solutions.

  1. Java SE/ J2SE - Java Standard Edition
  2. Java EE/ J2EE - Java Enterprise Edition
  3. Java ME/ J2ME - Java Micro Edition
  4. JavaFX

About James Gosling (creator of Java programming language) >
James Gosling is creator of Java programming language. He is known as the father of the Java. James received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Calgary and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Oracle Corporation acquired Sun Microsystems >
Oracle Corporation acquired Sun Microsystems on 27Jan 2010 and is owner of Java SE implementations.

The Oracle implementation of Java SE is available for >
  • Microsoft Windows,
  • Mac OS X,
  • Solaris and
  • Linux

Principles of java  >
  • high level programming language,
  • object-oriented programming language,
  • robust,
  • scalable,
  • secured,
  • powerful,
  • high performance,
  • stable,
  • threaded,
  • dynamic,
  • easy to develop,
  • Java is platform independent language (see below for detailed explanation),


Release of major Java versions >
  • JDK 1.0 - 21Jan1996
  • JDK 1.1 - 19Feb1997
  • J2SE 1.2 - 8Dec1998
  • J2SE 1.3 - 8May2000
  • J2SE 1.4 - 6Feb2002
  • J2SE 5.0 - 30Sep2004
  • Java SE 6 - 11Dec2006
  • Java SE 7 - 28Jul2011
  • Java SE 8 - 18Mar2014

Different Keywords have been added in different java versions.



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Java tutorial & history of java >

Java tutorial - Advantage, Where is java used in real world, platform independent language

oops principle >

4 oops (object oriented programming system) concepts in java > Encapsulation, Abstraction, Inheritance, Polymorphism in detail with programs, abstraction interface via Abstract classes, Inheritance via extends and implements,Compile Runtime polymorphism

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