One of the most popular computer programing languages in the Internet Age is called Java. Java was created by a company called SUN Microsystems (later acquired by Oracle).
Most people don’t know that the original Java language was created by Dr. James A. Gosling. Dr. Gosling was a Canadian who received his bachelor in computer science from the University of Calgary in 1977.
In 2007 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada (Officer is the second highest civilian honour)
He created the original design for Java, created its original compiler and its virtual machine.