General Science, Mathematics, and Technology


When was Java developed?

Java was released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. A team of developers headed by James Gosling (1955–) began working on a refinement of C that ultimately led to Java. Unlike other computer languages, which are either compiled or interpreted, Java compiles the source code into a format called bytecode. The bytecode is then executed by an interpreter. Java was adapted to the emerging World Wide Web and formed the basis of the Netscape Internet browser.


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