JDK 17

This release will be the Reference Implementation of version 17 of the Java SE Platform, as specified by JSR 392 in the Java Community Process.

Status

The main-line code repository is open for bug fixes, small enhancements, and JEPs as proposed and tracked via the JEP Process.

Schedule

2021/06/10 Rampdown Phase One (fork from main line)
2021/07/15 Rampdown Phase Two
2021/08/05 Initial Release Candidate
2021/08/19 Final Release Candidate
2021/09/14 General Availability

Features

JEPs targeted to JDK 17, so far
356: Enhanced Pseudo-Random Number Generators 2021/02/04
382: New macOS Rendering Pipeline 2021/03/04
391: macOS/AArch64 Port 2021/03/23
398: Deprecate the Applet API for Removal 2021/03/23
Last update: 2021/4/7 22:00 UTC