Mark Reinhold, the Chief Architect of the Java Platform Group at Oracle, announced in a message to the OpenJDK mailing list that the second phase of the rampdown process has begun.
The countdown for Java 9 has officially begun and here’s the proof: Oracle’s Iris Clark announced the availability of the draft Public Review Specification and explained that, if everything goes well, it will be submitted to the JCP Program Management Office (PMO) for the formal Public Review period next week.
Oracle announced in a post published last year that they plan to deprecate the Java browser plugin in JDK 9. Since JDK 9 should be coming in July, it’s imperative that developers find an alternative.
The Java Executive Committee has signed off on a number of changes to the JDK in its ninth release, planned for mid-to-late 2016.
From Java in spaceships to Java horror stories, this year’s Java pilgrimage proves more than ever that the Java language is alive and kicking.
Oracles latest update to the JDK arrives with much focus on commercial side of Java