In the first part of this interview series, we invited a few Java influencers to talk about the new six-month cadence and the dangers of release fatigue. Now it’s time to talk about their favorite Java 11 feature(s) and weigh in on everything that has been axed [or deprecated].
One more milestone has been achieved: JDK 11 has entered the Release Candidate phase. The stabilization repository, jdk/jdk11, is open for P1 bug fixes per the JDK Release Process. JDK 11 is on track for a general release in September.
JDK 11’s Rampdown Phase One is here. So, what does this mean for the next Java version? The lineup is set – JDK 11 is locked in with 17 new JEPs for developers to tool around and explore. JDK 11 is on track for a general release in September.
What’s going on with JDK 11? Time to take a look and check in on its progress, including a sneak peek at the latest JEP proposal.
Starting with JDK 11, JavaFX will be available as a separate module but the good news is that both OpenJFX 11 and JDK 11 will be released in September; in theory, one week apart. Let’s have a look at the proposed milestone dates for OpenJFX 11.