Java is a high level, robust, secured and object-oriented programming language created by James Gosling from Sun Microsystems (Sun) in 1991. The first publicly available version of Java (Java 1.0) was released in 1995. Sun Microsystems was acquired by the Oracle Corporation in 2010.
Java has the following properties:
- Platform independent
- Object-orientated programming language
- Strongly-typed programming language
- Interpreted and compiled language
- Automatic memory management
Java consist of a programming language, a compiler, core libraries and a runtime (Java virtual machine)
This Syllabus has been prepared to understand basics of Java, mostly known as core Java.