History of Java

It was created by James Gosling, a Software Developer at Sun Microsystems, in 1991.

It was first called as Oak, which was later renamed as Java in 1995.

Why they rename Java, because James want unique name and oak is already trademark of Oak Technology and Oak Technology established in 1987, this is the reason they renamed as Java.

But why Java and symbol is coffee cup?

Answer- At the time of Development James Team want some refreshment and they are using coffee for refreshment and this coffee comes from Iceland country, Java city. This is the reason behind that they choose name as a Java and symbol as a Coffee Cup.