BT

Sun Details The Schedule for Future Java Releases

by Rob Thornton on Oct 31, 2006 |

Jean Elliot, Director of Product Marketing for the Java SE Platform at Sun, was interviewed to talk about where Java SE is now and where it is going. They discussed the current Java SE roadmap, with Java SE 6 due in December and Java SE 7 in 2008. Other topics included open sourcing Java SE and the end-of-life of Java SE 1.3.1.

Java SE 6 is scheduled for release in early December. Sun's support policy is to support two versions back. Therefore, support of Java 1.3.1 will end with the release. Sun is offering a migration guide to help those who are still on Java 1.3.1. Similarly, with Java SE 7 due out in 2008, Sun's policy says that will EOL Java SE 1.4. Weekly snapshots of these releases have been going up on java.net.

Jean goes on to mention the Netbeans 5.5 release, which InfoQ covered yesterday, as well as that Sun's entire implementation of Java SE 6 will be open sourced. She goes on to mention the Real-Time and EmbeddedJava then gives an overview of the state of the JCP Program.

Rate this Article

Relevance
Style

Hello stranger!

You need to Register an InfoQ account or or login to post comments. But there's so much more behind being registered.

Get the most out of the InfoQ experience.

Tell us what you think

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Email me replies to any of my messages in this thread
Community comments

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Email me replies to any of my messages in this thread

Allowed html: a,b,br,blockquote,i,li,pre,u,ul,p

Email me replies to any of my messages in this thread

Discuss
General Feedback
Bugs
Advertising
Editorial
Marketing
InfoQ.com and all content copyright © 2006-2016 C4Media Inc. InfoQ.com hosted at Contegix, the best ISP we've ever worked with.
Privacy policy
BT

We notice you’re using an ad blocker

We understand why you use ad blockers. However to keep InfoQ free we need your support. InfoQ will not provide your data to third parties without individual opt-in consent. We only work with advertisers relevant to our readers. Please consider whitelisting us.