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An unfortunate delay

Java 9 to be postponed for six months

Oracle cannot meet expectations for the planned release of Java 9 in September 2016. In a message broadcast to the community via mailing list, chief architect Mark Reinhold has revealed that the modularisation work in Project Jigsaw needs more time.

Fire and brimstone

Will there be Module Hell?

You’ve already been acquainted with JAR hell, but what about the horror that may be unleashed by Project Jigsaw in Java 9? Nicolai Parlog takes a look at the possibility of Module Hell, with version conflicts and complex class loading the likely victims.

Looking to #9

A Project Jigsaw primer

Project Jigsaw AIMS to create a simple, friendly and scalable standard module system for the Java platform. This session by Paul Sandoz explains its key goals and design principles, shows its application to the Java platform, and demonstrates how you can use it to create your own modular libraries and applications. Filmed at JAX 2013, Mainz.

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