Java History | Core Java Tutorials

This Core Java Tutorials “Java History” post giving clear information about complete java application development history and why software named as java and much more.


Java History:

  • Initiated by James Gosling in the islands of Indonesia.
  • Application development started in the year 1991.
  • Application developed under the project name “Green Project”
  • Once application is ready, they decided to launch with the name “OAK”
  • “OAK” is the national tree for most of the countries.
  • “OAK” is the “symbol of strength”


  • As “OAK” was registered, finally James gosling team launched the application with the name “Java”
  • “Java” is the famous coffee bean in the Indonesia.
  • And finally the first kit launched in the year 1996.
  • JDK 1.0 launched from Sun Micro Systems.
  • It is the organization of James Gosling.

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