In 1995 when c++ programming language were widely used. An employee of Sun Microsystem working on a platform called ???Green??? Developed a programming language and named it as ???oak???.
The name was inspired by an oak tree which he use to see outside of his office windows. Later the name oak was replaced by Java.
Java Programming language was developed by James Gosling and hence James Gosling has been honoured as the Father of Java Programming Language.