Planet JDK
News and views from the Java SE Development-Kit Community
2018/09/06 10:01

Moving from Java 8 to Java 11 is trickier than most upgrades. Here are a few of my notes on the process.

2018/09/03 08:38

From Java 11 its time to think beyond Oracle's JDK. Time to appreciate the depth of the ecosystem built on OpenJDK. Here are some of the key builds available.

2018/08/28 11:47
Early access builds of JDK Mission Control are now available. They can be fetched from here: With JMC 7, we are switching to a new delivery model, with a separate installer for JMC. There are multiple reasons for this, such as having one deliverable which supports both OpenJDK and the Oracle JDK, and wasting […]
2018/08/28 06:53

The Java ecosystem has always been built on a high quality $free (zero-cost) JDK available from Oracle, and previously Sun. This is as true today as it always has been - but the new six-monthly release cycle does mean some big changes are happening.

2018/09/12 10:05
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