The plan for the development of the Java is on full swing and oracle is announced the first features list of Java 9 on August 18, 2014. The first set of Java Enhancement Proposal (JEPs) is announced by Oracle and this is the major step toward the development of JDK 9.
Here is the details of the first set of Java 9 features:
Here we will discuss the proposed new APIs, performance features and other enhancements in the JDK 9 (Java 9).
The next release of the Java, Java 9 is set to feature three new APIs:
Oracle also proposed three JVM/performance related enhancements features:
Java 9 to be release in 2016 will also feature the improved support for multi-gigabyte heaps and also a self-tuning JVM. This will give a performance boost to the Java based applications.
Modular Source Code
The source code of the JDK will be organized into modules and lay down the foundation for the structured implementation of the Jigsaw Project.
JEP 201 is aiming to reorganise the source code of the JDK into modules, and thereby essentially lay the foundations for a structured implementation of Project Jigsaw. The goal of the Jigsaw Project is to make the Java SE Platform, and the JDK scalable to the small computing devices easily.
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