Java

A general-purpose, object-oriented programming language used for web development. Java is one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications. 

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First released 1995
Developed by James Gosling
Latest stable version Java 9
Open-source Yes
Used by Financial services industry, Embedded Space, J2ME Apps, Big Data technologies, like Hadoop

Interesting facts

Java was the first programming language that enabled writing real production code in a cross-platform, garbage-collected, object-oriented language.

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