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Happy Birthday, Java

fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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According to the wikipedia, today is Java's birthday (Java (programming language)). I think it is even old enough to drive now (in Missouri).

So, Happy Birthday to the language that helped me become a father.

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Jesper de Jong
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Where do you see that its birthday is 23 May? I don't see that anywhere in the article. According to Java version history JDK 1.0 was released on January 23, 1996.

That reminds me that it's my nephew's 21st birthday today...

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fred rosenberger
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Sorry...on the wikipedia's page for 'events from May 23rd' (here).
I agree. Here's the link:
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