History of Java

Java has become the world’s computing language of choice and computing platform for solving Internet issues. Java was created by Sun Microsystems in 1995 from the ground up, with security being of the utmost importance.Java is one of the most widely used computer languages in the world. This course is designed to develop the fundamental skills and basic concepts needed to begin writing any code.
The Java project was initiated in 1991 by its’ creators James Gosling, Mike Sheridan and Patrick Naughton. James Gosling designed the Java software with a C/C++ style syntax so that application programmers would find it familiar. The first public implementation was released in 1995 with the tag line “Write Once, Run Everywhere.”

There were 5 primary goals for Java language during its creation stages. These were:

simple, object-oriented, and familiar
robust and secure
architecture-neutral and portable
high performance
interpreted, threaded, and dynamic