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Friday, September 07, 2018

Java 10 Released

Java SE 10 production ready release arrived unnoticed on 20th March 2018.

Key Features 

  • Local-variable type inference: enhances the Java language to extend type inference to declarations of local variables with initializers.
  • Parallel Full GC for G1: improves G1 worst-case latencies by making the full GC parallel.
  • Application Class-Data Sharing: optimizes startup time and footprint by extending the existing Class-Data Sharing ("CDS") feature to allow application classes to be placed in the shared archive.
  • Experimental Java-Based JIT Compiler: enables the Java-based JIT compiler, Graal, to be used as an experimental JIT compiler on the Linux/x64 platform

The complete list of new features and enhancements can be found here,

As per the official Java blog, Interestingly, Java is the most popular programming language with 12 million programmers. also it is said to be the leading platform in the cloud with over 21 million cloud-connected JVMs.