The Java programming language that Sun developed in the early 1990s provoked a lot of enthusiasm early on and spawned countless startups during the Internet boom that followed. Most flamed out after the bust, while Sun (Charts) struggled for ways to make money off of Java, whose sales it won't disclose.
From disbeliever to devotee
Sun's strategy is to lure these younger developers to Java.
Separated at birth
Java, on the other hand, is more commonly used to create cell-phone videogames or complex enterprise applications.
Taking the wrong tack