What is Java

Facts about Java.

  • Java is an object oriented programming tool.
  • Java is used to develop distributed and secure software for Internet and the World-Wide Web environment.
  • Java is also multithreaded, architecture neutral, portable and robust.
  • Java was designed for high performance, on distributed networks and for multiple platforms to meet the World-Wide Web environment.
  • The syntax in Java is similar to C/C++, but simpler. In C/C++ you work with complex features like pointers, multiple inheritances, and operator overloading.
  • Java is strongly typed language. It means that all variables must be of a type. (double, int, class, etc.)
  • Sun Microsystem (Sun) created Java in the early 1990s.
  • The first public version of that Java technology was released in 1995.
  • James Gosling, is the inventor of the Java Technology.
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