Introduction To Java Programming Language.

By Venkatesh Kolipaka

Java is Object Oriented Programming Language.

It was developed for small embedded applications like television set up boxes.

 James Gosling, Patrick Naughton , and Mike Sheridan who were initiated the Java language project in June 1991 in Sun Microsystems. 

Its first extension was .gt as the name is called as GreenTalk, after that it was called as Oak.

Time magazine called Java one of the Ten Best Products of 1995.

In 1995, Oak was renamed as "Java"  before they are releasing the first version JDK 1.0 in 1996. 

Java Versions:

  1. JDK Alpha and Beta (1995)
  2. JDK 1.0 (23rd Jan 1996)
  3. JDK 1.1 (19th Feb 1997)
  4. J2SE 1.2 (8th Dec 1998)
  5. J2SE 1.3 (8th May 2000)
  6. J2SE 1.4 (6th Feb 2002)
  7. J2SE 5.0 (30th Sep 2004)
  8. Java SE 6 (11th Dec 2006)
  9. Java SE 7 (28th July 2011)
  10. Java SE 8 (18th March 2014)
  11. Java SE 9 (21st Sep 2017)
  12. Java SE 10 (20th March 2018)

Java Terminology

JVM:  Java Virtual Machine  which interrupts the byte code one instruction at a time which is generated by the compiler.

JRE: Java Run time Environment, it set of programming tool to develop the Java applications.

         JRE provides the core classes and supporting  library for execution of the application. JRE is a part of JDK

JDK: Java Development Kit, it is program development environment for java applications. It consist of JRE

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