JDK 15: The new features in Java 15

The next version of standard Java will feature text blocks, garbage collectors, hidden classes, and previews of pattern matching and records

JDK 15: The new features in Java 15
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Java Development Kit 15, Oracle’s implementation of the next version of Java SE (Standard Edition), reached its initial rampdown phase on June 11, with the feature set now frozen. Highlights of JDK 15 include text blocks, hidden classes, a foreign-memory access API, and previews of sealed classes and records.

Next up for the Java upgrade is another rampdown phase and two release candidates between now and August 20. General availability is slated for September 15. JDK 15 follows JDK 14, which was released on March 17. Oracle follows a six-month release schedule for standard Java, with new versions arriving twice a year.

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