Reminder - Java 7 launch in 24 hours

Remember that the Java 7 launch, dubbed "Java 7, Moving Java Forward" is set for tomorrow, July 7th. In fact, in 24 hours (9am PT) you'll be able to join a live webcast.

Moving Java Forward

This live event will be hosted by Adam Messinger (Oracle) in Redwood Shores, Bruno Souza (SOUJava) in São Paulo and Ben Evans (LJC) in London. You can register for the webcast or for the in-person events from this page. The twitter hashtag for this launch is #java7.

You can also listen to the latest episode of the Java Spotlight Podcast (#37) featuring an interview with Michelle Kovac on this Java 7 Launch where she mentions Accenture, Travelex, Riot Games, HP and others as heavy Java users and participants to the live events.

The final Java 7 bits should be available on July 28th as planned.


Thats wonderful to know. I just hope there are updated tutorials along with it. I love Sun Microsystems for this great innovations. Thanks for the update.

Posted by Tunji Bankole on July 06, 2011 at 05:07 AM PDT #

Great news. I agree with Tunji..a tutorial should have been perfect with what is new and planned upgrades that was done in Java 7.

Posted by Chou on July 06, 2011 at 06:37 AM PDT #

Its Great to hear about java 7 but i wanna listen new features of java 7. Can any one tell me new features of java 7?

Posted by Qadir on July 07, 2011 at 04:59 AM PDT #

@Qadir: I would recommend starting with this discussion:
and follow up with the updated Java Tutorial:

Posted by Alexis MP on July 07, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT #

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