How 'java' got its name and what it stands for?
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"Java" is supposed to have got its name from one of the
members of the original developer team Kim Polese. But it is
widely believed that Java (originally called "Oak") was
concieved by the original creators at a local coffee bar.
To credit this incident, the creators used a magic number as
a header to all the Java bytecode class file. The number:
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Answer / bhavana
JAVA name was actually given by "james gosling". first they
decided 2 name as "OAK" but it was cross down by trademark
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Answer / guru tata
java was first named as OAK , there after one day james gosling was browsing net meanwhile he found a company called OAK technologies. Then he decided to change this application name. one fine day the four people(James Gosling,mike Sheridon, bill joy and patrick naughton) were met at the coffie shop then they are discussing new name for their software, these four people like coffie, the coffie brand name is JAVA, so they finalized application name to JAVA
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Answer / ravikiran
java is a place where developers used to import coffee
while developing the language.previously it is named oak
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Answer / lipsy
Java has got its name from one of its creator named ..."James Gosling". Originally it means "Oak".It was named so, at a local coffee bar when its developers were discussing about it and also having coffee together.
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Answer / amit sharma
THE JAVA STANDS FOR "JUST ANOTHER VIRTUAL APPROACH"
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Answer / m. shoaib karamat
JAVA stands for: "Write once Run anywhere"
because you write the code once and use it whenever you need.
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Answer / kondareddy.noti
hi guys java is the iland name and this iland is famous for
cofee plants and java stands for "just another virtual
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Answer / senthil kumar
oak is old name.java stands for "just another virtual approach".
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Answer / naresh
JAVA stands for jamesgosling ,arthur Iknow only two names u
find remaining two answers i dont'kow that
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