JDK 12

This release will be the Reference Implementation of version 12 of the Java SE Platform, as specified by JSR 386 in the Java Community Process.

Status

The development repositories are open for bug fixes, small enhancements, and JEPs as proposed and tracked via the JEP Process.

Schedule

2018/12/13 Rampdown Phase One (fork from main line)
2019/01/17 Rampdown Phase Two
2019/02/07 Release-Candidate Phase
2019/03/19 General Availability

Features

189: Shenandoah: A Low-Pause-Time Garbage Collector
  (Experimental)
230: Microbenchmark Suite
325: Switch Expressions (Preview)
326: Raw String Literals (Preview)
334: JVM Constants API
340: One AArch64 Port, Not Two
341: Default CDS Archives
344: Abortable Mixed Collections for G1
346: Promptly Return Unused Committed Memory from G1
Last update: 2018/12/6 23:21 UTC