Java Topics

This web page contains links to sub-pages dealing with various Java related topics, some of which involve work at Bear Products International.

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Java is the capital island in the Indonesian archipelago. Back in the days of the Dutch East India company it was a major source of coffee beans. In modern times the island of Java has been eclipsed as a coffee producer by South America and other countries in Asia. As it turns out, Java is also a street in Sunnyvale, California (near Caribbean Dr.). In the computer realm Java is now most famous for being a programming language, designed by Gosling, Steel and Joy at Sun Microsystems. When Java is used in this context, Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems.

Ian Kaplan, February 12, 2000
Last revised: June 2013


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