#jdk 11

Mini-series: Part 2

Manual on Java 11: Does Java 11 tick all the right boxes?

New Java release, new series! This time, we invited eight Java experts to share their best and worst experiences with Java 11, the hacks they discovered so far, their tips & tricks and more. By the time we’re done with all the parts of this series, it should look like a manual on Java 11.

From one LTS to another

Poll results: It’s one big leap forward towards Java 11

As JDK 11 is almost upon us, now is the best time to revisit our topic on migrating from earlier JDK versions. Public updates for Java 8 will remain available for individual, personal use through at least the end of 2020 but business users won’t be that lucky — the ‘public updates’ tap will be turned off in January 2019. Where do we go from here? Earlier this month we introduced a poll to find out what developers think it would be their best option for migrating from JDK 8 to JDK 11. The results are in!

Interview series with Java influencers — Part 3

Is JDK 11 migration a given, due to planned long-term support?

Last week, our eight Java influencers described their favorite Java 11 feature(s) and weighed in on everything that has been axed [or deprecated]. Now it’s time to discuss the importance of Java 11 [and if it can convince developers to “drop” Java 8]  and the fact that the ‘public updates’ tap for Java 8 business users will be turned off in January 2019.

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JDK 11: First and last Release Candidate?

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.

Making its way towards a general release

JDK 11 is in Rampdown Phase One

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.