History of JAVA
SUN couldn’t continue with the name OAK because of the copyright issues as it was a trademark for OAK Technologies.
So a team was called upon for brainstorming and many names did come like DNA, Silk, Java, ruby, WRL.
But nothing was much appropriate than JAVA. However there is not any particular justified reason yet but the two reasonable did come:-
- Developers memorable Journey to Local coffee shop.
- JAVA often referred to as a short form for James Gosling, Arthur Van Hoff, Andy Bechtolsheim.
Why is java needed?
Any alternative for JAVA?
- No one can say that without JAVA networking and application development wasn’t there. It worked fine without java too. Still there are 4% websites that need Java to run server side applications and .2% websites for client side applications. That doesn’t implies that the rest 95.8% websites are obsolete.
- JAVA is needed because it is reliable, easy, fast and secure. From mobiles through laptops and Tabs to gaming devices everywhere is Java. Many applications on the browsers need java and moreover now every browser has Java Plugin installed or rather integrated in their browser.