What was Java originally named as?

Any wild guesses?

Well orginally it was named as Oak. It was originally named as ‘OAK’ after the tree outside James Gosling office and later renamed to Java from a group of random words.

2 thoughts on “What was Java originally named as?

  1. What I know is that the name JAVA came from those who were involved in the project:
    James gosling ===> J
    Arthur Vanhoff ===> AV
    Andy bechtolsheim ===> A

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