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23/05/1995 Programming language Java is released

Java is a general-purpose programming language that is class-based, object-oriented, and designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It was originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995 as a core component of Sun Microsystems' Java platform.


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