Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: May 23

"Java development begins in earnest" on this day in 1994 -- and "write once, run anywhere" may actually come to fruition before the 20th anniversary of Java's launch, but in the form of HTML5 + JavaScript, rather than Java...
"Sun Microsystems Inc. formally announced its new programs, Java and HotJava at the SunWorld '95 convention. Java was described as a programming language that, combined with the HotJava World Wide Web browser, offered the best universal operating system to the online community. The concept behind the programs was to design a programming language whose applications would be available to a user with any kind of operating system, eliminating the problems of translation between Macintoshes, IBM-compatible computers, and Unix machines."
Computer History Museum | Exhibits | This Day in History: May 23
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