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Duke, the Java Mascot 2015

Posted by fnikola on July 8, 2014 at 9:48 AM PDT

Back in the early days of Java development, Sun Microsystems’ Green Project team created its first working demo—an interactive handheld home entertainment controller called the Star7. At the heart of the animated touch-screen user interface was a cartoon character named Duke.

Our new Duke personality has arrived!

Manifest the Future: Mid-step on yet another urban adventure, Duke is seen swiping across a tablet, his index finger following a trajectory off the surface, into the air. An energized blue line trails his fingertip as Duke brings his latest digital creation into the world around him, with Java on every screen and every device.

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