History of Java

Java history is interesting to know. The history of java starts from Green Team. Java team members (also known as Green Team), initiated a revolutionary task to develop a language for digital devices such as set-top boxes, televisions etc.

Java is used in internet programming, mobile devices, games, e-business solutions etc. There are given the major points that describes the history of java.

★ James Gosling, Mike Sheridan, and Patrick Naughton initiated the Java language project in June 1991. The small team of sun engineers called Green Team.

★ Originally designed for small, embedded systems in electronic appliances like set-top boxes.

★ Firstly, it was called "Greentalk" by James Gosling and file extension was .gt.

★ After that, it was called Oak and was developed as a part of the Green project.