Java is a widely-used programming language for coding web applications.
Java was originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems.
It was released in May 1995.
The purpose towards its invention was to develop advanced software for a wide variety of network devices and embedded systems.
C language is considered as the mother language of Java.
It played a vital and significant role enabling the development of dynamic web applications.
Java has impacted the world through its ability to run on any platform and has made it possible to develop applications that can run on both Android and iOS platforms, enabling developers to reach a wider audience.
It is one of the most popular programming languages used for producing applications and websites across multiple platforms.
Java made a name for itself early as the first popular internet browser, Netscape Navigator, offered Java support.
One can use Java to build applications for almost any platform, including desktop, mobile, and web.