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Java SE 7 Officially Launches!

By: tinu, 28 Jul 2011

Java SE 7 is officially released! With contributions from Java users around the world, Oracle engineers, and members of the Java ecosystem via the OpenJDK Community and the Java Community Process (JCP), Java Platform, Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7) is an affirmation of the vibrancy of the Java community and of Oracle's ongoing commitment to the language and technology.

Major features of Java SE 7 include:

  • Project Coin - Language changes to help increase developer productivity and simplify common programming tasks
  • Fork/Join Framework - Enables parallelism for multi-core processors
  • New File System API - The ability to perform many basic file system operations natively
  • InvokeDynamic - Improved support for dynamic languages
Learn more about these features and many others, and get download information on the JavaSE 7 site.

In addition, over 200 Java User Groups (JUGs) worldwide are celebrating the release of Java 7 by hosting member events through September to mark this important step in Java's evolution. Watch a recap of Oracle's July 7th Java 7 Launch Webcast, and find a local JUG near you for on-going launch events.

More Java SE 7 Information:

Press Release: Oracle Announces Availability of Java SE 7
Access Java 7 training
Get involved in OpenJDK
New to Java Programming Center
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