17 Early Access build 21 is now available at https://jdk.java.net/17
- These early-access ,
open-source builds are provided under the
Rampdown Phase One
Rampdown Phase Two
Initial Release Candidate
Final Release Candidate
- JEPs targeted to JDK 17, so far:
in recent builds that maybe of interest:
JARs signed with SHA-1 algorithms are restricted by default.
System property for the native character encoding name.
java.util.Random suddenly has new public methods nowhere
by Apache Lucene]
RegEx pattern matching loses character class after
intersection (&&) operator.
A new public method that returns the `Charset` used in the
AnnotationParser throws NullPointerException on incompatible
Support for CLDR version 39.
SimpleDateFormat formatting broken for sq_MK Locale.
- Build 18
Provide the support for specifying a signer in keytool
Synthetic constructor parameters of enum are not considered
for annotation indices.
of interest from 'Insider Java':
and Sandboxing Post SecurityManager : Link
Memory Access and NIO channels - Going Further : Link
Loom Early-Access Build: Build 17-loom+6-225
2021 Critical Patch Update Released:
part of the April 2021 CPU we released JDK 16.0.1, JDK 11.0.11
LTS, JDK 8u291 and JDK 7u301 as well as OpenJDK 16.0.1 (publicly
Rgds, Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA, Dublin, Ireland