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Oracle to Scale Back Features for JDK 7

Oracle to Scale Back Features for JDK 7

Monday at JavaOne, Oracle’s Thomas Kurian set out “?to make sure every developer is crystal clear on where we see the Java platform evolving.” For now, Oracle’s Java plan involves eliminating the Coin, Jigsaw and Lambda projects from the Java Development Kit (JDK) 7 release train. That will allow the team to complete JDK 7 sometime next year. The three features will be included in JDK 8.

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In the same speech, Kurian also announced Oracle’s new plans for JavaFX and plans for two new NetBeans releases next year.

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