Java 11 official release, LTS version corresponding to 3 years long-term support updated for the first time in 4 and half years

Oracle officially released the latest version of Java " Java 11 ". Java 11 is a Long Term Support (LTS) version that provides long-term support for 3 years since Java 8.

Java 11 Released

Oracle plans to release a new version of Java every six months, basically support for bug fixes and security measures is limited to six months until the next version appears. In contrast, some versions will be supported for a long time as LTS, but Java 11 is the latest version of this LTS version. For that reason, it is a long-awaited update since Java 8 for users who place importance on system stability.

New functions added in Java 11 are as follows.

· Nest based access control function "Nestmates"
· Dynamic class file constant "condy"
· New garbage collector "ZGC"
· Flight Recorder
· New standard HTTP library · TLS 1.3 support · Local variable syntax for lambda parameters

The deleted functions are as follows.

· Java EE module · CORBA module · Web Start
· Applets
· JavaFX module

Besides, from Java 11, Oracle JDK bug fixes and security patches have been changed to paid support.

Java 11 can be downloaded from the following page.

JDK 11 GA Release

Also, free Open JDK can be downloaded from the following page.

JDK 11

The next LTS version will be "Java 17", which will be released in September 2021.

in Software, Posted by darkhorse_log