HISTORY OF JAVA
Java is related to c++,which is a direct descendant of c.From c ,java derives its syntax.many of java's object-oriented features were influenced by c++..
Hotjava-the first java-enabled web browser.
java was conceived by james gosling,patrick naughton,chris warth,ed frank and mike sheridan at sun microsystems, inc.in 1991.
It took 18 months to develop the first working version.This language was initially called "oak",but was renamed "java" in 1995.
Gosling and others began work on a portable,platform independent language that could be used to produce code that would run on a variety of CPUs under differing environments.The second force was the World Wide Web.
The history of java is interesting to know.It starts from the Green team(java team members are called as this)they initiated a revolutionary task to develop a language for digital devices such as settop boxes,tv etc.Currently java is used in internet programming,games,mobile devices.Java was invented by James Gosling and his team in June 1991 and released in 1995.Sun Microsystems is the company in which java is developed,used for building applications.It was acquired by Oracle company.At the time when java was developed it is SCJP(Sun certified Java professionals)but now it is OCJP(Oracle certified Java professionals.
First it was called Green Talk by James Gosling an file extension was .gt.After that is was called Oak and was developed as a part of the green project.