Java Language

Daniela Vares Restrepo

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What is Java?


Java is widely used programming language which has wide verity of applications such as desktop applications, Mobile Applications, Enterprise applications etc.

  • Class Based and Object Oriended Programming Language.
  • Computing platform.
  • Fast, Secure, and Reliable.
  • Free
  • General Purpose

Characteristics of Java

1.It is a language that is compiled.

2.It is multiplatform language.

3.It is a safe language.
4.Java is easy to write and more readable and eye catching.

Java History

  • Java was designed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s.
  • Basic aim of java was to solve the problem of connecting many household machines together.
  • Project was unsuccessful because no one wanted to use it.
  • Earlier Name of Java : OAK
  • Creator of Java : James Gosling (the father of Java)
  • As there was another language called Oak , they decided to rename OAK. New name was given to OAK , OAK was renamed Java in 1994.
  • Java was publicly released on : May 27, 1995
  • Java was targeted at : Internet development
  • Applets Had early support from companies : Netscape Communications
  • Summary table

    Designed by Sun Microsystems
    Basic Aim For Communicating Between Household things
    Earlier Name of Java OAK
    Creator of Java James Gosling
    First Public Release 27 May 1995

    HOW TO CREATE A PROGRAM IN JAVA

    • First create a new project in Netbeens.
    • Then, copy this code in the main class.