Tuesday Aug 04, 2009

Java SE 6 Update 15 Is Here

This release of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) is Windows 7 support-ready and includes support for Internet Explorer 8, Windows Server 2008 SP2, and Windows Vista SP2. New features include the G1 garbage collector, plus performance and security enhancements. Download now.

Thursday May 28, 2009

Java VisualVM Blogging Contest -- Win $500 (Enter by June 24)

Come try the best-kept secret in the Java JDK -- Java VisualVM. This free visual tool integrates several command-line JDK tools and lightweight profiling capabilities. Simply use Java VisualVM, blog about it, and you could win a USD $500 American Express gift certificate. Learn more.

Announcing the JDK CAP Program

The Compatibility and Performance (CAP) program gives key developers early access to the newest JDK releases. Learn more.

Tuesday May 05, 2009

Core Java Product and Technology Releases

Here you'll find recent updates to the Java Platform, Standard Edition and related technologies.

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Thursday Apr 02, 2009

Java SE 6 Update 13 Security Updates

This update contains several key security updates. For more information, see the release notes. Download Java SE 6 Update 13 now.

Friday Feb 06, 2009

Core Java Product and Technology Releases

Here you'll find updates to the Java Platform, Standard Edition and related technologies.

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Java ME Product and Technology Releases

Here you'll find current updates to Java ME-related technologies.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2008

Core Java: Product and Technology Releases

These are updates to core Java software from Sun Microsystems.

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Friday Jul 11, 2008

VisualVM 1.0 Now Available

VisualVM is a visual tool integrating several command-line JDK tools and lightweight-profiling capabilities. Designed for both production and development-time use, it further enhances the capability of monitoring and performance analysis for the Java SE platform. Learn more.

Wednesday Apr 16, 2008

Java SE Product and Technology Releases

Java SE 6 Update 10 Beta
Java SE 6 Update 10 introduces new features and enhancements aimed at providing an optimized consumer end-user experience. Download it now.

Java SE and NetBeans IDE Cobundle (JDK 6.0u6 / NB 6.0.1) Final Release
Get both the Java SE platform and the NetBeans IDE in one download.

Java SE for Business: Versions 6u6, 5u15, 1.4.2_17
Java SE for Business is a new product based on Sun's Java SE that offers customers faster access to critical fixes, a longer roadmap for support, and enterprise features designed to reduce the cost of deployment.

Java Real-Time System 2.1 Beta
The Sun Java Real-Time System (Java RTS) is Sun's commercial implementation of the Real-Time Specification for Java (JSR 1). Implementations of the RTSJ make standard Java technology more deterministic and enable it to meet rigorous timing requirements for mission-critical real-time applications.

Java Card Specification 3.0 First Customer Ship
Open and interoperable Java Card technology enables smart cards and other resource-constrained devices to securely run Java technology-based applications. This new spec continues the cross-platform and cross-vendor applet interoperability of the Java Card 2.2.2 platform and adds the revolutionary functionality of multiple communication interfaces, each capable of running with independent co-resident applications.

JSR 235 Service Data Objects 2.1.1 EDR
This JSR defines core infrastructure APIs for heterogeneous data access that supports common application design patterns and higher-level tools and frameworks.

JSR 303 Bean Validation 1.0 EDR
This JSR will define a metadata model and API for JavaBean validation based on annotations, with overrides and extended metadata through the use of XML validation descriptors.

Monday Mar 10, 2008

Java SE Platform: Product and Technology Releases

Java Real-Time System 2.1 Early Access
The Sun Java Real-Time System (Java RTS) is Sun's commercial implementation of the Real-Time Specification for Java (JSR 001).

Java SE 6 and NetBeans IDE 6 Cobundle (NB 6.0.1 / JDK 6.0u4 ML) Final Release
Download the NetBeans IDE and Java SE 6 platform together.

Java SE 6 Update 5
The Java SE Development Kit (JDK) includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and command-line development tools that are useful for developing applets and applications.

J2SE 5.0 and NetBeans IDE 6 Cobundle (NB 6.0.1 / JDK 5.0u15 ML) Final Release
Download the NetBeans IDE and J2SE 5.0 platform together.

J2SE 5.0u15 First Customer Ship
Download this previous release of the Java platform.

J2SE 5.0u15 on java.com (Win98 only) 5.0u15 First Customer Ship
If you use the Windows 98 operating system, download this version of J2SE 5.0.

Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition 1.4.2_17 First Customer Ship
Download everything you need for J2SE 1.4.2: SDK, JRE, documentation, Solaris OS patches, and more.

Java 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition 1.4.2_17 x64 SAP First Customer Ship
This version of the J2SE 1.4.2 SDK is strictly for use by SAP customers along with SAP software products.

J2SE 1.3.1_22 on java.sun.com (Solaris 8 OS only) 1.3.1_22 First Customer Ship
The Sun End of Life (EOL) process on this product is continuing, but Sun will continue to support the products on the Solaris 8 OS in keeping with existing customer support agreements.

Java SE 6 Update N build 13 is now available. New Java system properties are introduced.

Java SE 6 Update N build 13 is now available for download!  For a list of fixes, please see the summary of changes

In b13, we introduce new Java system properties to support the usage of version download and Pack200 without any server side requirements. This addresses the issue that is raised in RFE 6378311. This increases the flexibility of deploying version download and Pack200 JARs without using JNLPDownloadServlet on web servers.

For more information about the new Java system properties and usage, please refer to the testing guideline.

Let us know how you feel and report any issue to our forums.

Tuesday Mar 04, 2008

Updates to Java SE 6 Platform and Earlier Versions

Sun released updates today for the following:

  • JDK and JRE 6 Update 5

  • JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 15

  • SDK and JRE 1.4.2_17

  • SDK and JRE 1.3.1_22

Get details from the Sun security blog, and check the Java SE download page for updates.

Tuesday Feb 26, 2008

6uN-b12 is now available with New Plug-In documentations

Java SE 6 Update N b12 is now available for download! Please see the release note for a list of bug fixes.

We have included new documentations for the New Plug-In. It provides detail descriptions of the exciting features in New Plug-In. These include how to set VM parameters per applet and how to run applets in separate VMs.

Deploy Java with Deployment Toolkit, and Java Kernel. Load your applets in the New Plug-In. Observe the performance enhancements with Java QuickStarter and hardware acceleration support. Last but not least, switch your GUI apps to the new Look and Feel, Nimbus.

We want to know what you think about the new features! Please send us your comments or report any bugs you've found:



Monday Nov 05, 2007

Ivan Tarasov: OpenJDK Mercurial Repositories Are Open

Chris Adamson's daily blog reports that the OpenJDK Mercurial repositories are open. Read the details from Sun's Ivan Tarasov.


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