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Happy 25th Birthday, Java!

This Saturday, May 23, 2020, the Java programming language will be 25 years old!

Sun Microsystems introduced Java at the SunWorld Conference in San Fransisco on Tuesday, May 23, 1995.

This week, Oracle kicked off the birthday festivities with a special one-hour session for Java Champions and Java User Group Leaders on Tuesday followed by a Happy Birthday, Java! session on Wednesday.  The latter featured an all-star cast of Java luminaries providing a retrospective of their Java-related memories and experiences:

Chad ArimuraSharat ChanderTrisha GeeBrian GoetzAimee LucidoMark ReinholdGeorage SaabVenkat Subramaniam
Oracle will be providing resources for Java Users Groups to help celebrate this milestone birthday.  For more information, make sure you visit the Our World. Moved by Java and Inside the Java Platform Group web sites.

The Java community has been encouraged to share their own memories and experiences on Twitter using the hashtag, #MovedbyJava.  While I have already done this in …