The Java SE Runtime Environment 8 (Java Platform, Standard Edition) is a major feature release. It contains new features and enhancements in many functional areas. Java SE 8 delivers enhanced developer productivity and significant application performance increases through reduced boilerplate code, improved collections and annotations, simpler parallel programming models, and more efficient use of modern, multi-core processors.
New Features and Changes
- Java Dependency Analysis Tool (jdeps): A new command-line tool, Java Dependency Analysis Tool (jdeps), is now available that can be used by developers to understand the static dependencies of their applications and libraries. It also provides an -jdkinternals option to find dependencies of any JDK internal APIs that are more...
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