JAVA is a general-purpose programming language that is class-based, object-oriented and designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
It is intended to let application developers.
"Write Once, Run Anywhere" (WORA),
Meaning that compiled JAVA code can run on all platforms that support JAVA without the need for recompilation.
JAVA was originally developed by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995 as a core component of Sun Microsystems' JAVA platform.
The latest version is JAVA SE 12, released in March 2019. Since JAVA 9 is no longer supported, Oracle advises its users to "immediately transition" to JAVA 12.