Java is a popular object programming language invented by James Gosling and developed by Sun Micro-Systems. It is a general-purpose high-level programming language created in the year 1995.
James Gosling initially developed Java in Sun Micro-Systems (which was later merged with Oracle Corporation). Java is a set of features of C and C++. It has obtained its format from C, and OOP features from C++.
Originally Java was named as OAK but later it changed into Java. With its virtual machine platform, it allows you to create compiled programs that run on nearly every platform.
- Java is platform-independent and flexible in nature. The most significant feature of Java is to run a program easily from one computer system to another.
- It can also be distributed among servers and clients in a network.
- It can be used in a wide variety of computing platforms to enterprise servers and supercomputers.
- It can be used to make mobile applications, web and desktop applications, games and much more.
- Adding interactive behavior to web pages.
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