Conference Opening & Keynote: 20 Years of Java – A Video Retrospective

by Stephen Chin 

Thursday, 11 June 2015 10:00 @ Room 1

Java is one of the most popular programming languages in the world, but it wasn’t always that way. Java had its early roots in embedded systems, a quirky avatar with no mouth, and a truly geeky name (“C++ ++ –“). Who would have imagined that Java would become the driving technological force behind the web, mobile devices, consumer electronics, and even putting an unmanned vehicle on Mars. In this presentation hear from the folks who participated in the Java revolution and lived to tell their tale – on video!