Eight Interesting Facts About Java

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 02-29-2016 Email

Java, the long-lasting programming language, remains immensely popular—and for many good reasons. Java is the go-to language for millions of software developers. Java emerged as a tech juggernaut because of its unique portability and its capability of operating similarly on any hardware or operating system. It’s secure, simple and robust, so with these attractive qualities in mind, here are some additional facts about Java, covering its history, popularity, latest developments and its mascot. Facts were compiled from a variety of online resources, including Oracle's official pages for Java, Tiobe.com, Salary.com, RebelLabs and AlienCoders.com.

Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.


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